WordPress Concours 1.1 Cross Site Scripting

Risk: Low
Local: No
Remote: Yes

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

Product: WordPress Concours Plugin - https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-concours/ Vendor: Olyos Tested version: 1.1 CVE ID: CVE-2017-17719 ** CVE description ** A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the wp-concours plugin through 1.1 for WordPress allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the result_message parameter to includes/concours_page.php. ** Technical details ** In wp-concours/includes/concours_page.php:18, $_REQUEST['result_message'] is stored in the $message_str variable without proper sanitization. This variable is then echoed back to user on line 28. Vulnerable code: https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/browser/wp-concours/trunk/includes/concours_page.php#L18 ** Proof of Concept ** http://<host>/wordpress/wp-admin/admin.php?page=concours&result_message=<script>alert(document.cookie);</script> ** Solution ** No fix available yet. ** Timeline ** 28/09/2017: vendor contacted; vendor asks for technical report 06/10/2017: requested an update regarding the fix; vendor says in November 05/12/2017: sent an e-mail to warn about the release of that advisory; no reply 19/12/2017: report published ** Credits ** Vulnerability discovered by Nicolas Buzy-Debat working at Orange Cyberdefense Singapore (CERT-LEXSI). -- Best Regards, Nicolas Buzy-Debat Orange Cyberdefense Singapore (CERT-LEXSI)

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