WordPress Video Player <= 1.5.4 - Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)

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Description
The 'Tags' section of 'WordPress Video Player' under WordPress Administration contains a two fields that are vulnerable to a reflected XSS attack. This is due to the fact that the value passed through to these fields are not encoded prior to output. There is also no nonce on this page, which means the XSS can be triggered via CSRF.

Affects

Plugin player
fixed in version 1.5.5

References

URL https://research.g0blin.co.uk/g0blin-00027/

Classification

Type XSS
OWASP Top 10 A3: Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)
CWE CWE-79

Miscellaneous

Submitter James Hooker
Submitter Website https://research.g0blin.co.uk
Submitter Twitter g0blinResearch
Views 88
Verified No
WPVDB ID 7777

Timeline

Publicly Published 2015-02-02 (almost 2 years ago)
Added 2015-02-02 (almost 2 years ago)
Last Updated 2015-05-15 (over 1 year ago)

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