WordPress Htaccess 1.4 Cross Site Scripting

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


                                            `Plugin Name : Htaccess  
Effected Version : 1.4 (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) :  
The following fields put the payload as below  
htccss_allow = “></textarea><script>alert(1)</script>  
htccss_deny = “></textarea><script>alert(2)</script>  
Vulnerable Parameter : htccss_allow, htccss_deny  
Type of XSS : Stored  
Fixed in : 1.5  
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 :  
The plugin Htaccess allows to controll access to your website. Access can be controlled based on the client's hostname, IP address, or other characteristics of the client's request. It is very simple and has just two the directives like Allow and Deny.