WP-Polls <= 2.70 - Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)

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Description
The /wp-admin/admin.php?page=wp-polls%2Fpolls-add.php page is vulnerable to XSS within the pollq_question and polla_answers[] parameters.
Proof of Concept
Add a new poll with the question or answer as <svg onload="alert(/1/)">

Affects

Plugin wp-polls
fixed in version 2.70

References

URL https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-polls/changelog/

Classification

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

Miscellaneous

Submitter ptsx
Views 670
Verified No
WPVDB ID 8160

Timeline

Publicly Published 2015-08-14 (over 1 year ago)
Added 2015-08-25 (over 1 year ago)
Last Updated 2015-12-20 (12 months ago)

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