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Secunia Security Advisory 50980

Secunia Security Advisory 50980
Posted Nov 7, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Charlie Eriksen has discovered a vulnerability in 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 50980

Change Mirror Download
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The final version of the CSI 6.0 has been released.
Find out why this is not just another Patch Management solution: http://secunia.com/blog/325/

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

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50980

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50980/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50980

RELEASE DATE:
2012-11-07

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50980/#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/50980/

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=50980

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:
Charlie Eriksen has discovered a vulnerability in Pretty Link Lite
plugin for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to
conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Input passed via the "search" parameter to wp-admin/admin.php (when
"page" is set to "pretty-link") 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.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 1.6.0. Prior versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 1.6.1.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Charlie Eriksen via Secunia.

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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