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|2013 Q4: 67%||2013 Q1: 100%|
|2013 Q3: 77%||2012 Q4: 68%|
|2013 Q2: 92%||2012 Q3: 69%|
Vendor Average Time to Patch
|2013 Q4: 8 days||2013 Q1: 13 days|
|2013 Q3: 13 days||2012 Q4: 26 days|
|2013 Q2: 30 days||2012 Q3: 22 days|
Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in BackWPup WordPress Plugin
|Product:||BackWPup WordPress Plugin|
|Vulnerable Versions:||3.0.12 and probably prior|
|Advisory Publication:||June 19, 2013 [without technical details]|
|Vendor Notification:||June 19, 2013|
|Vendor Fix:||August 12, 2013|
|Public Disclosure:||August 21, 2013|
|Latest Update:||August 13, 2013|
|Vulnerability Type:||Cross-Site Scripting [CWE-79]|
|CVSSv2 Base Score:||2.6 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)|
|Solution Status:||Fixed by Vendor|
|Discovered and Provided:||High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab|
High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab discovered XSS vulnerability in BackWPup WordPress Plugin, which can be exploited to perform cross-site scripting attacks against administrator of vulnerable application.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient filtration of user-supplied data in "tab" HTTP GET parameter passed to "/wp-admin/admin.php" script. A remote attacker can trick a logged-in administrator to open a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in browser in context of the vulnerable website.
|Upgrade to BackWPup 3.0.13|
| High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB23161 - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB23161 - Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in BackWPup WordPress Plugin.|
 BackWPup WordPress Plugin - http://wordpress.org/plugins/backwpup/ - BackWPup is the All-in-One backup solution for WordPress.
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