WordPress Buddypress 1.9.1 Cross Site Scripting

2014.02.14
Credit: Pietro Oliva
Risk: Low
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-79


CVSS Base Score: 4.3/10
Impact Subscore: 2.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Medium
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: None
Integrity impact: Partial
Availability impact: None

# Vulnerability: Wordpress plugin Buddypress <= 1.9.1 stored xss # Date: 13/02/2014 # Author: Pietro Oliva # Vendor Homepage:http://buddypress.org # Software Link:http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/buddypress.1.9.1.zip # Version: 1.9.1 # CVE : [CVE-2014-1888] # Responsibly disclosed and patched in version 1.9.2 During the group creation process in Buddypress it's possible to inject javascript code into the name field in the form at http://example.com/groups/create/step/group-details/as for instance: name" onmouseover="alert('xss'). To test this vulnerability you have reproduce the following steps: 1) create a group named as follows: name" onmouseover="alert('xss') 2) visiting this url:http://example.com/groups/create/step/group-details/causes the alert to show on mouse over the group name field -Pietro Oliva-

References:

http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/buddypress.1.9.1.zip


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