A Reflected XSS in Easy2Map version 1.2.9 WordPress plugin

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2015-10-26T00:00:00


Vulnerability title: A Reflected XSS in Easy2Map version 1.2.9 WordPress plugin CVE: CVE-2015-7668 Vendor: Steven Ellis Product: Easy2Map Affected version: 1.2.9 Fixed version: 1.3.0 Reported by: Iberia Medeiros

Vulnerability Details:

It was discovered that no protection against a reflected XSS attacks was implemented, resulting in an attacker being able to retrive user data from end user, such as session cookies.

The Easy2Map version 1.2.9 WordPress plugin is vulnerable to 1 reflected XSS vulnerability. The includes/MapPinImageSave.php file is vulnerable to Cross-site.scripting (XSS) attacks via $_GET["map_id"] parameter.

System affected:

Any system that access to a web site developed by WordPress CMS version 4.3.1 or earlier and uses the Easy2Map version 1.2.9 or earlier.


https://wordpress.org/plugins/easy2map/changelog/ item: "Increased data sanitization logic, for improved plugin security."


Update to Easy2Map version 1.3.0 plugin. https://wordpress.org/plugins/easy2map/

Disclosure Timeline:

Vendor notification: September 22, 2015 Vendor fixed vulnerability: October 4, 2015 Public advisory: October 4, 2015 Public disclosure: October 4, 2015