Rule Category

SERVER-WEBAPP -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in web based applications on servers.

Alert Message

SERVER-WEBAPP WordPress Rencontre plugin cross site scripting attempt

Rule Explanation

This event is generated when an attacker attempts to exploit a cross site scripting vulnerability in the WordPress Rencontre plugin. Impact: Attempted User Privilege Gain Details: This rule will fire when attempts to exploit a cross site scripting vulnerability in the WordPress Rencontre plugin are detected. An attacker can exploit this and execute JavaScript in the victim's browser. Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Tactic:

Technique:

For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2019-13413
The Rencontre plugin before 3.1.3 for WordPress allows SQL Injection via inc/rencontre_widget.php.
Details
Severity Base Score9.8
Impact Score5.9 Exploit Score3.9
Confidentiality ImpactHIGH Integrity ImpactHIGH
Availability ImpactHIGH Attack VectorNETWORK
ScopeUNCHANGED User InteractionNONE
Authentication Ease of AccessLOW
Privileges RequiredNONE