Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in EWWW Image Optimizer WordPress Plugin
|Product:||EWWW Image Optimizer WordPress plugin|
|Vulnerable Versions:||2.0.1 and probably prior|
|Advisory Publication:||September 17, 2014 [without technical details]|
|Vendor Notification:||September 17, 2014|
|Vendor Fix:||September 24, 2014|
|Public Disclosure:||October 8, 2014|
|Latest Update:||September 25, 2014|
|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 vulnerability in EWWW Image Optimizer WordPress plugin, which can be exploited to perform Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks against administrator of a WordPress website with vulnerable plugin.
|Update to EWWW Image Optimizer 2.0.2.|
| High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB23234 - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB23234 - Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in EWWW Image Optimizer WordPress Plugin.|
 EWWW Image Optimizer WordPress plugin - http://www.shanebishop.net/ - Reduce file sizes for images within WordPress including NextGEN Gallery and GRAND FlAGallery. Uses jpegtran, optipng/pngout, and gifsicle.
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