WordPress Job Board 1.0.0 Cross Site Scripting

2015.12.17
Credit: Madhu Akula
Risk: Low
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CVE: N/A
CWE: CWE-79

Plugin Name : Job Board Effected Version : 1.0.0 (and most probably lower version's if any) Vulnerability : A3-Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Identified by : Madhu Akula Technical Details Minimum Level of Access Required : Administrator PoC - (Proof of Concept) : The following fields put the payload as below http://localhost/wp-admin/admin.php?page=job-board.php vacancy_reply_text = ?></textarea><script>alert(1)</script> Vulnerable Parameter : vacancy_reply_text Type of XSS : Stored Fixed in : 1.0.1 http://wordpress.org/plugins/job-board/changelog/ Disclosure Timeline Vendor Contacted : 2014-08-04 Plugin Status : Updated on 2014-08-07 Public Disclosure : October 3, 2015 CVE Number : Not assigned yet Plugin Description : The plugin allows to create and post job-board posts as well as to change, sort and archive them. After inserting the short-code into the page, you will see all vacancies from a search form by categories, organizations, salary etc. The search form is available only after the user has been authorized as a candidate. The candidate is allowed to upload and submit a CV, select a category by which the list of vacant positions is formed for the last 24 hours and save the current search conditions to be used as a search template in future.


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