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Secunia Security Advisory 49190

Secunia Security Advisory 49190
Posted May 16, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

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

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Secunia Security Advisory 49190

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TITLE:
WordPress WP Easy Gallery Plugin Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA49190

VERIFY ADVISORY:
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http://secunia.com/advisories/49190/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49190

RELEASE DATE:
2012-05-15

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/49190/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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http://secunia.com/advisories/49190/

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https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49190

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 WP Easy Gallery plugin for
WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct
cross-site scripting attacks.

Input passed via the "select_gallery" or "galleryId" parameter to
wp-admin/admin.php (when "page" is set to "edit-gallery") is not
properly sanitised in
wp-content/plugins/wp-easy-gallery/admin/edit-gallery.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 confirmed in version 1.8. Other versions may
also be affected.

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

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Heine Pedersen and Torben Jensen.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://packetstormsecurity.org/files/112687/WordPress-WP-Easy-Gallery-1.7-Cross-Site-Scripting.html

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:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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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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