WordPress Contact Form Plugin Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

Published: 2014-08-11 07:08:45
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:

This host is installed with WordPress Contact Form Plugin and is prone to cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Detection Method:
Send a crafted data via HTTP GET request and check whether it is able to read cookie or not.

Technical Details:
Input passed via the 'width' parameter to the xd_resize.php script is not properly sanitised before returning to the user.

Successful exploitation will allow remote attacker to execute arbitrary script code in a user's browser session within the trust relationship between their browser and the server.

Affected Versions:
WordPress Contact Form Plugin version 2.3 and prior.

No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

Solution Type:
Vendor will not fix

Detection Type:
Remote Vulnerability

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)


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