Cross-site scripting in WordPress Video Lead Form

Posted: December 4, 2012 in Vulnerabilities
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Wordpress Vulnerability

XSS in WordPress

Vulnerability: Cross-site scripting in WordPress Video Lead Form

Danger: Low
Patch: Yes
Number of vulnerabilities: 1

Vector of operation: Remote
Impact: Cross Site Scripting

Affected products: WordPress Video Lead Form Plugin 0.x

Affected versions: WordPress Video Lead Form 0.5, maybe earlier.


The vulnerability allows malicious people to conduct XSS attacks.

The vulnerability is caused due to insufficient input validation in the parameter ‘errMsg’ in script wp-admin/admin.php (when the parameter ‘page’ is ‘video-lead-form’). 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:

Solution: Install the latest version 0.6 from the manufacturer.


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