Two XSS vulnerabilities in Simple Security WordPress Plugin
|Product:||Simple Security WordPress Plugin|
|Vulnerable Versions:||1.1.5 and probably prior|
|Advisory Publication:||December 17, 2014 [without technical details]|
|Vendor Notification:||December 17, 2014|
|Public Disclosure:||January 14, 2015|
|Vulnerability Type:||Cross-Site Scripting [CWE-79]|
|CVSSv2 Base Score:||2.6 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)|
|Solution Status:||Solution Available|
|Discovered and Provided:||High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab|
High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab discovered two XSS vulnerabilities in Simple Security WordPress plugin, which can be exploited to perform Cross-Site Scripting attacks against administrators of WP websites with the vulnerable plugin.
2014-12-17 Vendor Alerted via contact form.
2015-01-02 Vendor Alerted via contact form and emails.
2015-01-12 Fix Requested via contact form and emails.
2015-01-14 Public disclosure with self-written patch.
Currently we are not aware of any official solution for this vulnerability.
Unofficial patch was developed by High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab and is available here: https://www.immuniweb.com/advisory/HTB23244-patch.zip
| High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB23244 - https://www.immuniweb.com/advisory/HTB23244 - Two XSS vulnerabilities in Simple Security WordPress plugin.|
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