WordPress Blixed Theme index.php s Variable XSS

2007-07-18T17:07:12
ID OSVDB:37057
Type osvdb
Reporter phoenix()
Modified 2007-07-18T17:07:12

Description

Vulnerability Description

The Blixed theme for WordPress contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because the application does not validate the 's' variable upon submission to the index.php script. This could allow a user to create a specially crafted URL that would execute arbitrary code in a user's browser within the trust relationship between the browser and the server, leading to a loss of integrity.

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known upgrades, patches, or workarounds available to correct this issue.

Short Description

The Blixed theme for WordPress contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because the application does not validate the 's' variable upon submission to the index.php script. This could allow a user to create a specially crafted URL that would execute arbitrary code in a user's browser within the trust relationship between the browser and the server, leading to a loss of integrity.

References:

Vendor URL: http://themecorp.com/themes/blixed/ Secunia Advisory ID:26116 Keyword: XSS ISS X-Force ID: 35473 CVE-2007-4014 Bugtraq ID: 24954