Check Point Advisories

WordPress Download Manager Plugin Cross-Site Scripting (CVE-2021-24773)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2021-0997
Date Published: 28 Dec 2021
Severity: High
Last Updated: Tuesday 28 December, 2021
Industry Reference:CVE-2021-24773
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Download Manager Plugin for WordPress
Vulnerability Description A stored cross-site scripting vulnerability exists in Download Manager Plugin for WordPress. The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in Attach File section.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the WordPress Download Manager Plugin Cross-Site Scripting (CVE-2021-24773) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  WordPress Download Manager Plugin Cross-Site Scripting (CVE-2021-24773)

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