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CSRF attack in WordPress

Vulnerability: CSRF attack in WordPress (XSS)

1. CSRF attack in WordPress Facebook Members

Danger level: Low
The presence of fixes: Yes
The number of vulnerabilities: 1

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2703
Vector of operation: Remote
Impact: Cross Site Scripting

Affected products: WordPress Facebook Members Plugin 5.x
Affected versions: WordPress Facebook Members 5.0.4, possibly earlier.

Description:

Exploited by malicious people to conduct XSS attacks.

The vulnerability is caused due to the lack of authentication of HTTP requests when you perform some action. This can produce a CSRF attack and manipulate the settings.

Manufacturer URL: http://crunchify.com/facebook-members/

Solution: Update to version 5.0.5 with the manufacturer’s website.

Links:

http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/facebook-members/changelog/

2. CSRF attack in WordPress Easy AdSense Lite

Danger: Low
The presence of fixes: Yes
The number of vulnerabilities: 1

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2702
Vector of operation: Remote
Impact: Cross Site Scripting

Affected products: WordPress Easy AdSense Plugin 6.x

Affected versions: WordPress Easy AdSense Lite 6.06, possibly earlier.

Description:

Exploited by malicious people to conduct XSS attacks.

The vulnerability is caused due to the lack of authentication of HTTP requests when you perform some action. This can produce a CSRF attack and manipulate the settings plugin.

Manufacturer URL: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/easy-adsense-lite/

Solution: Install the latest version 6.10 from the manufacturer.

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