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XSS vulnerability in CMS Tree Page View Wordpress Plugin

Advisory ID:HTB23083
Product:CMS Tree Page View Wordpress Plugin
Vendor:Par Thernstrom
Vulnerable Versions:0.8.8 and probably prior
Tested Version:0.8.8
Advisory Publication:March 21, 2012 [without technical details]
Vendor Notification:March 21, 2012
Vendor Fix:March 26, 2012
Public Disclosure:April 11, 2012
Latest Update:March 26, 2012
Vulnerability Type:Cross-Site Scripting [CWE-79]
CVE Reference:CVE-2012-1834
Risk Level:Medium
CVSSv2 Base Score:4.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
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 vulnerability in CMS Tree Page View Wordpress Plugin, which can be exploited to perform Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks.
1) Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in CMS Tree Page View Wordpress Plugin: CVE-2012-1834
1.1 Input passed via the "cms_tpv_view" GET parameter to /wp-admin/options-general.php is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user.
This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in administrator's browser session in context of the affected website.
The following PoC (Proof of Concept) demonstrates the vulnerability:
http://[host]/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=cms-tpv-options&cms_tpv_view=%22 ;%3C/script%3E%3Cscript%3Ealert%28document.cookie%29;%3C/script%3E


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Solution:
Upgrade to 0.8.9

More Information:
http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/cms-tree-page-view/changelog/
http://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/523576/cms-tree-page-view#file52


References:
[1] High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB23083 - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB23083 - XSS vulnerability in CMS Tree Page View Wordpress Plugin.
[2] CMS Tree Page View Wordpress Plugin - http://eskapism.se - Plugin for WordPress that adds a CMS-like tree overview of all your pages.
[3] Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) - http://cve.mitre.org/ - international in scope and free for public use, CVE® is a dictionary of publicly known information security vulnerabilities and exposures.
[4] 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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