WordPress Download Monitor – Cross-site scripting

Posted: September 13, 2012 in Vulnerabilities
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Wordpress VulnerabilityVulnerability: Cross-site scripting WordPress Download Monitor

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4768
Impact: Cross Site Scripting

Affected products: WordPress Download Monitor Plugin 3.x

Affected versions: WordPress Download Monitor 3.3.5.7, possibly earlier.

Description:

The vulnerability allows malicious people to conduct XSS attacks.

The vulnerability is caused due to insufficient input validation in the parameter “dlsearch” in the script index.php (when the parameter “page_id” zeal id download 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://mikejolley.com/

Solution: Update to version 3.3.5.9 from the manufacturer.

links:

http://www.reactionpenetrationtesting.co.uk/wordpress-download-monitor-xss.html

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