WordPress AdRotate 3.7.3.5 Cross Site Scripting

2012-09-07T00:00:00
ID PACKETSTORM:116316
Type packetstorm
Reporter Benjamin Kunz Mejri
Modified 2012-09-07T00:00:00

Description

                                        
                                            `Title:  
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AdRotate v3.7.3.5 Wordpress - Multiple Web Vulnerabilities  
  
  
Date:  
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2012-08-20  
  
  
References:  
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http://www.vulnerability-lab.com/get_content.php?id=690  
  
  
VL-ID:  
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690  
  
  
Common Vulnerability Scoring System:  
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2.5  
  
  
Introduction:  
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AdRotate - The very best way of putting ads on your website. As many as you want... Make making money easy!  
Get the most intuitive ad manager and start making money with your website. Add and manage the ads from the   
dashboard and show a random banner, or multiple, on your site. The plugin supports unlimited groups for banners   
allowing to tie certain banners to different areas of the website. Easy management from the dashboard allows you   
to quickly oversee, add and edit banner code or renew/delete and add new ads. Previewing of banners when editing them.   
And even some statistical values. Receive a periodic email when banners are (about to) expire(d) informing you to take action.  
  
(Copy of the Vendor Homepage: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/adrotate/ )  
  
  
Abstract:  
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The Vulnerability Laboratory Research Team discovered multiple cross site vulnerabilities in the AdRotate v3.7.3.5 Wordpress Application Addon.  
  
  
Report-Timeline:  
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2012-08-20: Public or Non-Public Disclosure  
  
  
Status:  
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Published  
  
  
Exploitation-Technique:  
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Remote  
  
  
Severity:  
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Medium  
  
  
Details:  
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A persistent input validation vulnerability is detected in the AdRotate Wordpress Application Addon.  
The vulnerability allows remote attackers to hijack website customer, moderator or admin sessions with medium or high required user inter   
action. The bugs are located in server side in the addnew and manage module with the bound vulnerable title parameters.   
Successful exploitation can result in wordpress application account steal, client side phishing & client-side content request manipulation.   
Exploitation requires medium or high user inter action & without privileged web application user account.  
  
Vulnerable Module(s):  
[+] Add New  
[+] Manage  
  
Vulnerable Parameter(s):  
[+] Title  
  
  
Proof of Concept:  
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The persistent cross site scripting vulnerabilities can be exploited by remote attackers with medium or high required   
user inter action and with low privileged user account. For demonstration or reproduce ...  
  
Review: adrotateindex title - Listing  
  
<tr id="adrotateindex" class="alternate row_error">  
<th class="check-column"><input name="errorbannercheck[]" value="1" type="checkbox"></th>  
<td><center>1</center></td>  
<td>August 16, 2012</td>  
<td><span style="color: #009900;">November 08, 2012</span></td>  
<td><strong><a class="row-title" href="http://173.0.61.44/video/wp-admin/admin.php?page=adrotate&  
view=edit&ad=1" title="Edit">"><[PERSISTENT INJECTED SCRIPT CODE!]")' <<="" a=""></strong>  
- <a   
href="http://173.0.61.44/video/wp-admin/admin.php?page=adrotate&view=report&ad=1"  
title="Report">Report</a></td>  
</tr>  
</tbody>  
</table>  
</form>  
<h3>Active Ads</h3>  
  
  
Reference(s):  
http://site.com/wp-admin/admin.php?page=adrotate&view=addnew  
http://site.com/wp-admin/admin.php?page=adrotate&view=manage  
  
  
Risk:  
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The vulnerability can be patched by parsing the vulnerable title application parameter and affected output listing.  
  
  
Credits:  
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Vulnerability Laboratory [Research Team] - Benjamin Kunz Mejri (bkm@vulnerability-lab.com)  
  
  
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