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Secunia Security Advisory 50207

Secunia Security Advisory 50207
Posted Aug 9, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - loneferret has reported a vulnerability in the Postie plugin for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct script insertion attacks.

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Secunia Security Advisory 50207

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TITLE:
WordPress Postie Plugin Email Script Insertion Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50207

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50207/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50207

RELEASE DATE:
2012-08-09

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50207/#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/50207/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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* Report Reliability
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* Secunia Analysis
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* Approve Distribution
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https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50207

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:
loneferret has reported a vulnerability in the Postie plugin for
WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct
script insertion attacks.

Input passed via an email is not properly sanitised before being used
when checking for mail. This can be exploited to insert arbitrary HTML
and script code, which will be executed in a user's browser session in
context of an affected site if malicious data is viewed.

The vulnerability is reported in version 1.4.3. Other versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
No official solution is currently available.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
loneferret, Offensive Security.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
Offensive Security:
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/20360/

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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