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Category:   Application (Forum/Board/Portal)  >   WordPress Vendors:   wordpress.org
WordPress Bugs Permit Cross-Site Scripting Attacks and Let Remote Authenticated Users Disable Plugins
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026965
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1026965
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 24 2012
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of system information, Modification of user information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 3.3.2
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in WordPress. A remote authenticated user can deactivate network-wide plugins. A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

A remote authenticated user can deactivate network-wide plugins in certain cases.

A remote user can cause arbitrary scripting code to be executed by the target user's browser. The code will originate from the site running the WordPress software and will run in the security context of that site. As a result, the code will be able to access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the site, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can deactivate network-wide plugins.

A remote user can access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the site running the WordPress software, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (3.3.2).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://codex.wordpress.org/Version_3.3.2

Vendor URL:  codex.wordpress.org/Version_3.3.2 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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