WordPress Audio Player – Cross-site scripting

Posted: February 11, 2013 in Vulnerabilities
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XSS in WordPress Audio Player

XSS in WordPress Audio Player

Vulnerability: Cross-site scripting in WordPress Audio Player

Danger level: Low
Patch: Yes
Number of vulnerabilities: 1

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1464
Vector of operation: Remote
Impact: Cross Site Scripting

Affected products: WordPress Audio Player Plugin 2.x

Affected versions: WordPress Audio Player, possibly earlier.


The vulnerability allows malicious people to conduct XSS attacks.

The vulnerability is caused due to insufficient input validation in the parameter “playerID” in script wp-content/plugins/audio-player/assets/player.swf. 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://wpaudioplayer.com/

Solution: Update to version from the manufacturer.



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