WP-Table Reloaded plugin for WordPress zeroclipboard.swf cross-site scripting

wptablereloaded-zeroclipboard-xss (81748) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

WP-Table Reloaded plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the zeroclipboard.swf file. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the id parameter 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.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Cross-Site Scripting

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of WP-Table Reloaded plugin for WordPress (1.9.4 or later), available from the WordPress Web site. See References.

References:

  • Packet Storm Security [01-31-2013]: WordPress WP-Table-Reloaded Cross Site Scripting.
  • Tobias Bathge Web site: The unexpected is what changes our lives. | Website of Tobias Bathge..
  • WP-Table Reloaded plugin for WordPress Web site: WordPress WP-Table Reloaded WordPress Plugins.
  • BID-57664: WordPress WP-Table Reloaded Plugin 'id' Parameter Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
  • CVE-2013-1463: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in js/tabletools/zeroclipboard.swf in the WP-Table Reloaded module before 1.9.4 for Wordpress allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the id parameter. NOTE: this might be the same vulnerability as CVE-2013-1808. If so, it is likely that CVE-2013-1463 will be REJECTed.
  • SA52027: WordPress WP-Table Reloaded Plugin "id" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • WordPress WordPress
  • WordPress WP-Table Reloaded plugin for WordPress 1.9.3

Reported:

Jan 31, 2013

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