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Multiple Vulnerabilities in 1 Flash Gallery wordpress plugin

Advisory ID:HTB22868
Product:1 Flash Gallery wordpress plugin
Vendor:1plugin.com
Vulnerable Versions:0.2.5 and probably prior
Tested Version:0.2.5
Advisory Publication:February 22, 2011 [without technical details]
Vendor Notification:February 22, 2011
Public Disclosure:March 8, 2011
Vulnerability Type:Cross-Site Scripting [CWE-79]
SQL Injection [CWE-89]
Risk Level:High
CVSSv2 Base Scores:4.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
7.5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Solution Status:Fixed by Vendor
Discovered and Provided:High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab
 

Advisory Details:

High-Tech Bridge SA Security Research Lab has discovered vulnerabilities in 1 Flash Gallery wordpress plugin which could be exploited to perform cross-site scripting and SQL injection attacks.

1) Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in 1 Flash Gallery wordpress plugin
The vulnerability exists due to input sanitation error in the "type" parameter in wp-content/plugins/1-flash-gallery/folder.php. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to the vulnerable script and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user`s browser in context of the vulnerable website.
Exploitation example:
http://[host]/wp-content/plugins/1-flash-gallery/folder.php?type=%22%3Cscript%3E alert%28document.coo kie%29;%3C/script%3E

2) SQL injection vulnerability in 1 Flash Gallery wordpress plugin
The vulnerability exists due to input sanitation error in the "gall_id" parameter in wp-content/plugins/1-flash-gallery/massedit_album.php. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to the vulnerable script and execute arbitrary SQL commands in application`s database. Successful exploitation may allow an attacker to read, modify, add or delete arbitrary data in the database.
Exploitation example:
<form action="http://[host]/wp-content/plugins/1-flash-gallery/massedit_album.php" method="post" name="main" >
<input type="hidden" name="album_id" value="1" />
<input type="hidden" name="images" value="1" />
<input type="hidden" name="gall_id" value="SQL_CODE_HERE" />
<input type="submit" value="submit" name="submit" />
</form>


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Solution:
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References:
[1] High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB22868 - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB22868 - Multiple Vulnerabilities in 1 Flash Gallery wordpress plugin
[2] 1 Flash Gallery wordpress plugin - 1plugin.com - 1 Flash Gallery is photo gallery Wordpress plugin with slideshow function.
[3] Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) - http://cwe.mitre.org - targeted to developers and security practitioners, CWE is a formal list of software weakness types.
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