Software: MailChimp for WordPress
Advisory report: https://security.dxw.com/advisories/reflected-xss-in-mailchimp-for-wordpress-could-allow-an-attacker-to-do-almost-anything-an-admin-user-can/
CVE: Awaiting assignment
CVSS: 5.8 (Medium; AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Reflected XSS in MailChimp for WordPress could allow an attacker to do almost anything an admin user can
Proof of concept
Assuming you have the site running on http://localhost/ with the plugin activated, visit this URL in a browser without reflected XSS mitigation measures (i.e. Firefox):
Update to versionA 4.0.11 or later.
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2016-12-07: Reported toA email@example.com
2016-12-07: Requested CVE
2016-12-07: Vendor first replied
2016-12-09: Vendor reported fixed inA 4.0.11
2016-12-13: Advisory published
Discovered by dxw:
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