XSS in WordPress WP e-Commerce Predicitive Search

Posted: November 29, 2012 in Vulnerabilities
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XSS in WordPress

Vulnerability: XSS in WordPress WP e-Commerce Predicitive Search

Danger: Low
Patch: Yes
Number of vulnerabilities: 1

Vector of operation: Remote
Impact: Cross Site Scripting

Affected products: WordPress WP e-Commerce Predictive Search Plugin 1.x

Affected versions: WordPress WP e-Commerce Predicitive Search 1.1.1, possibly earlier.

Description:

The vulnerability allows malicious people to conduct XSS attacks.

The vulnerability is caused due to insufficient input validation in the parameter “rs” in the script index.php (when the parameter “page_id” is intellectual search page). This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user’s browser session in context of an affected site.

Manufacturer URL: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-e-commerce-predictive-search/

Solution: Update to version 1.1.2 from the manufacturer.

links:

http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-e-commerce-predictive-search/changelog/

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