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Cross-site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerabilities in Sodahead Polls

Advisory ID:HTB22893
Product:Sodahead Polls
Vendor:SodaHead.com
Vulnerable Versions:2.0.2 and probably prior
Tested Version:2.0.2
Advisory Publication:March 3, 2011 [without technical details]
Vendor Notification:March 3, 2011
Public Disclosure:March 17, 2011
Vulnerability Type:Cross-Site Scripting [CWE-79]
Risk Level:Medium
CVSSv2 Base Score:4.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Solution Status:Fixed by Vendor
Discovered and Provided:High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab
 

Advisory Details:

High-Tech Bridge SA Security Research Lab has discovered multiple vulnerabilities in Sodahead Polls which could be exploited to perform cross-site scripting attacks.

1) Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Sodahead Polls
1.1 The vulnerability exists due to input sanitation errors in the "poll_id" parameter in wp-content/plugins/sodahead-polls/customizer.php. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to the vulnerable script and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user`s browser in context of the vulnerable website.
Exploitation example:
http://[host]/wp-content/plugins/sodahead-polls/customizer.php?poll_id=%27%2 2%3E%3Cscript%3Ealert%28 document.cookie%29;%3C/script%3E
1.2 The vulnerability exists due to input sanitation error in the "customize" parameter in "customize". A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to the vulnerable script and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user`s browser in context of the vulnerable website.
Exploitation example:
http://[host]/wp-content/plugins/sodahead-polls/poll.php?customize=%27;%3C/s cript%3E%3Cscript%3Ealer t%28document.cookie%29;%3C/script%3E


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Solution:
Update to version 2.0.4.
More information available: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/sodahead-polls/changelog/


References:
[1] High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB22893 - https://www.immuniweb.com/advisory/HTB22893 - Cross-site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerabilities in Sodahead Polls
[2] Sodahead Polls - sodahead.com - SodaHead Polls is a WordPress plugin that allows you to create and embed a poll into your blog.
[3] Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) - http://cwe.mitre.org - targeted to developers and security practitioners, CWE is a formal list of software weakness types.
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