WordPress Events Manager Plugin < 5.9 XSS Vulnerability

2018-05-16T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310112284
Type openvas
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2019-11-12T00:00:00

Description

Events Manager plugin for WordPress is prone to a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
#
# WordPress Events Manager Plugin < 5.9 XSS Vulnerability
#
# Authors:
# Adrian Steins <adrian.steins@greenbone.net>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (C) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
# the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
# (at your option) any later version.
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
###############################################################################

CPE = "cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress";

if (description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.112284");
  script_version("2019-11-12T13:33:43+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2019-11-12 13:33:43 +0000 (Tue, 12 Nov 2019)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2018-05-16 13:13:00 +0200 (Wed, 16 May 2018)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"3.5");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2018-0576");

  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"remote_banner");

  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");

  script_name("WordPress Events Manager Plugin < 5.9 XSS Vulnerability");

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);

  script_copyright("This script is Copyright (C) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Web application abuses");
  script_dependencies("secpod_wordpress_detect_900182.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("wordpress/installed");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"Events Manager plugin for WordPress is prone to a cross-site scripting vulnerability.");
  script_tag(name:"vuldetect", value:"Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"WordPress Events Manager plugin before version 5.9.");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Update to version 5.9 or later.");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN85531148/index.html");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://wordpress.org/plugins/events-manager/#developers");

  exit(0);
}

include("host_details.inc");
include("http_func.inc");
include("http_keepalive.inc");
include("version_func.inc");

if (!port = get_app_port(cpe: CPE)) exit(0);

if (!dir = get_app_location(cpe: CPE, port: port)) exit(0);

if (dir == "/") dir = "";

res = http_get_cache(port: port, item: dir + "/wp-content/plugins/events-manager/readme.txt");

if ("=== Events Manager ===" >< res && "Changelog" >< res) {

  vers = eregmatch(pattern: "Stable tag: ([0-9.]+)", string: res);

  if (!isnull(vers[1]) && version_is_less(version: vers[1], test_version: "5.9")) {
    report = report_fixed_ver(installed_version: vers[1], fixed_version: "5.9");
    security_message(port: port, data: report);
    exit(0);
  }
}

exit(99);