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Secunia Security Advisory 51721

Secunia Security Advisory 51721
Posted Jan 10, 2013
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in the WP SlimStat plugin for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct script insertion attacks.

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Secunia Security Advisory 51721

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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 WP SlimStat Plugin "s" Script Insertion Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA51721

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/51721/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51721

RELEASE DATE:
2013-01-09

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/51721/#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/51721/

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=51721

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 reported in the WP SlimStat plugin for
WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct
script insertion attacks.

Input passed via the "s" GET parameter to index.php is not properly
sanitised before being used in
wp-content/plugins/wp-slimstat/admin/view/panel1.php. 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 2.8.4. Prior versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 2.8.5.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by xssAlert within a support ticket.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
WP SlimStat:
http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-slimstat/changelog/

xssAlert:
http://wordpress.org/support/topic/xss-vurnability

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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