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Secunia Security Advisory 46141

Secunia Security Advisory 46141
Posted Nov 5, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in the WP-RecentComments plugin for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

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Secunia Security Advisory 46141

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TITLE:
WordPress WP-RecentComments Plugin "page" Cross-Site Scripting
Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA46141

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/46141/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46141

RELEASE DATE:
2011-09-22

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/46141/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/46141/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46141

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in the WP-RecentComments plugin for
WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct
cross-site scripting attacks.

Input passed via the "page" parameter to index.php (when "action" is
set to "rc-ajax") is not properly sanitised in
wp-content/plugins/wp-recentcomments/core.php before being returned
to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and
script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected
site.

The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 2.0.7.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 2.0.7.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by the vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
WP-RecentComments:
http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-recentcomments/changelog/
http://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/416723/wp-recentcomments/trunk/core.php?old=316325&old_path=wp-recentcomments%2Ftrunk%2Fcore.php

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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