WordPress API Bearer Auth 20181229 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

2019-09-05T00:00:00
ID 1337DAY-ID-33210
Type zdt
Reporter Ricardo Sanchez
Modified 2019-09-05T00:00:00

Description

Exploit for php platform in category web applications

                                        
                                            WordPress API Bearer Auth 20181229 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

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:
http://localhost/wordpress/wp-content/plugins/api-bearer-auth/swagger/swagger-config.yaml.php?&server=%3Cscript%3Ealert(%22R1XS4.COM%22)%3C/script%3E

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