WordPress API Bearer Auth 20181229 Cross Site Scripting

Type packetstorm
Reporter Ricardo Sanchez
Modified 2019-09-05T00:00:00


                                            `Class Input Validation Error  
Remote Yes  
Credit Ricardo Sanchez  
Vulnerable Api bearer auth 20181229  
Api bearer auth is prone to a reflected cross-site scripting vulnerability  
because it fails to sufficiently sanitize user-supplied data.  
An attacker may leverage this issue to execute arbitrary script code in the  
browser of an unsuspecting user in the context of the affected site. This  
may allow the attacker to steal cookie-based authentication credentials and  
to launch other attacks.  
To exploit this issue following steps:  
The XSS reflected because the value url is not filter correctly:  
Demo Request GET: