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Secunia Security Advisory 47456

Secunia Security Advisory 47456
Posted Jan 6, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

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

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Secunia Security Advisory 47456

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TITLE:
WordPress Pretty Link Lite Plugin "slug" Cross-Site Scripting
Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA47456

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/47456/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=47456

RELEASE DATE:
2012-01-06

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/47456/#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/47456/

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=47456

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 discovered in the Pretty Link Lite plugin
for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct
cross-site scripting attacks.

Input passed to the "slug" parameter in
wp-content/plugins/pretty-link/pretty-bar.php is not properly
sanitised 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.

This vulnerability is confirmed in version 1.5.5. Other versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly sanitised.

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

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
Pretty Link Lite:
http://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/473693/pretty-link

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:
http://secunia.com/advisories/secunia_security_advisories/

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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