Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2015 12:33:02 +0530 From: Dis close <disclose@...ersecurityworks.com> To: cve-assign@...re.org Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: CVE Request: XSS in Blubrry PowerPress Podcasting wordpress plugin Version 6.0.4 Hi, Details ================ # Title : Cross Site Scripting (XSS) in Blubrry PowerPress Podcasting wordpress plugin Version 6.0.4 # Affected Product : Blubrry PowerPress Podcasting wordpress plugin # Vendor Homepage : https://wordpress.org/plugins/powerpress/developers/ # Vulnerability Type : Cross Site Scripting (XSS) # Risk : High # POC URL : https://github.com/cybersecurityworks/Disclosed/issues/7 # Video URL : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWMQSJvxDNE # Status : Fixed Description ================ By exploiting a Cross-site scripting vulnerability the attacker can hijack a logged in user’s session by stealing cookies. This means that the malicious hacker can change the logged in user’s password and invalidate the session of the victim while the hacker maintains access. Technical Details ================ 1. Logon into any wordpress application (localhost or public host) 2. Modifying the value of tab variable in Blubrry PowerPress Version 6.0.4 3. Fill all the variables with *"></script><script>alert(document.cookie);</script>* payload and send the request to the server. 4. Now, the added XSS payload will be echoed back from the server without validating the input even after wp-config.php file has been configured with XSS filter settings. Advisory Timeline ================ 2015-09-04 – Discovered in Blubrry PowerPress Podcasting plugin 6.0.4 version. 2015-09-04 – Reported to plugins@...dpress.org 2015-09-07 – Vendor Responded, "Thank you for reporting this plugin. We're looking into it right now." 2015-09-09 – Fixed in Blubrry PowerPress Podcasting plugin 6.0.5 version. Fix ================ https://github.com/cybersecurityworks/Disclosed/issues/7 https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Cross-site_Scripting_(XSS) Credits & Authors ================ sathish@...ersecurityworks.com from cybersecurityworks Pvt Ltd About Cybersecurityworks ================ Cybersecurity Works is basically an auditing company passionate working on findings & reporting security flaws & vulnerabilities on web application and network. As professionals, we handle each client differently based on their unique requirements. Visit our website http://www.cybersecurityworks.com/ for more information. -- Cheers !!! Team CSW
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