WordPress WP Statistics Plugin <= 12.6.5 XSS Vulnerability

2019-06-11T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310140174
Type openvas
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2019 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2020-02-07T00:00:00

Description

The WP Statistics plugin for WordPress has a stored XSS in includes/class-wp-statistics-pages.php. This is related to an account with the Editor role creating a post with a title that contains JavaScript, to attack an admin user.

                                        
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if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.140174");
  script_version("2020-02-07T08:57:05+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2020-02-07 08:57:05 +0000 (Fri, 07 Feb 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2019-06-11 01:58:42 +0000 (Tue, 11 Jun 2019)");
  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-2019-12566");

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

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

  script_name("WordPress WP Statistics Plugin <= 12.6.5 XSS Vulnerability");

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);

  script_copyright("This script is Copyright (C) 2019 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Web application abuses");
  script_dependencies("gb_wordpress_plugin_http_detect.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("wp-statistics/detected");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"The WP Statistics plugin for WordPress has a stored XSS in
  includes/class-wp-statistics-pages.php. This is related to an account with the Editor role creating a post with
  a title that contains JavaScript, to attack an admin user.");

  script_tag(name:"vuldetect", value:"Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"WP Statistics plugin 12.6.5 and prior.");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Update to version 12.7 or later.");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://github.com/wp-statistics/wp-statistics/issues/271");

  exit(0);
}

CPE = "cpe:/a:veronalabs:wp-statistics";

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

if( ! port = get_app_port( cpe: CPE ) ) exit( 0 );
if( ! infos = get_app_version_and_location( cpe: CPE, port: port, exit_no_version: TRUE ) ) exit( 0 );

version = infos["version"];
location = infos["location"];

if ( version_is_less_equal( version: version, test_version: "12.6.5" )) {
  report = report_fixed_ver( installed_version: version, fixed_version: "12.7", install_path: location );
  security_message( port: port, data: report );
  exit( 0 );
}

exit( 99 );