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Secunia Security Advisory 50099

Secunia Security Advisory 50099
Posted Jul 31, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Backend Localization plugin for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

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Secunia Security Advisory 50099

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TITLE:
WordPress Backend Localization Plugin Cross-Site Scripting
Vulnerabilities

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50099

VERIFY ADVISORY:
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http://secunia.com/advisories/50099/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50099

RELEASE DATE:
2012-07-31

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50099/#comments

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

http://secunia.com/advisories/50099/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
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* Remediation Status
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* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50099

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:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Backend Localization
plugin for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to
conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Input passed via the "kau-boys_backend_localization_language"
parameter to e.g. wp-admin/options-general.php (when "page" is set to
"kau-boys-backend-localization/backend_localization.php") or
wp-login.php is not properly sanitised in
kau-boys-backend-localization/backend_localization.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.

SOLUTION:
Upgrade to version 2.0.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
The vendor credits Matt Fuller.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/kau-boys-backend-localization/changelog/
http://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/579507/kau-boys-backend-localization

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:
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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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