Bad Behavior plugin for WordPress options-general.php cross-site scripting
|badbehavior-optionsgeneral-xss (75521)||Medium Risk|
Bad Behavior plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the options-general.php script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using multiple parameters in a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
No remedy available as of October 1, 2014.
- Packetstorm Security Website: WordPress Bad Behavior Cross Site Scripting.
- WordPress Web Site: WordPress ¿ Blog Tool, Publishing Platform, and CMS.
- BID-53477: WordPress Bad Behavior Plugin Multiple Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2012-4271: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in bad-behavior-wordpress-admin.php in the Bad Behavior plugin before 2.0.47 and 2.2.x before 2.2.5 for WordPress allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) PATH_INFO, (2) httpbl_key, (3) httpbl_maxage, (4) httpbl_threat, (5) reverse_proxy_addresses, or (6) reverse_proxy_header parameter.
- OSVDB ID: 84759: Bad Behavior Plugin for WordPress bad-behavior-wordpress-admin.php Multiple Parameter XSS
- WordPress Bad Behavior plugin for WordPress
- WordPress WordPress
May 11, 2012
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