Thanks You Counter Button plugin for WordPress cross-site scripting

thanks-you-wordpress-xss (91474) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Thanks You Counter Button plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the options.php script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using 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.


Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
Temporal Score: 4.1
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated


Cross-Site Scripting


No remedy available as of October 1, 2014.


  • Packet Storm Security [02-25-2014]: WordPress Thanks You Counter Button 1.8.7 Cross Site Scripting.
  • WordPress Plugin Directory: Thanks You Counter Button plugin for WordPress.
  • BID-65805: WordPress Thank You Counter Button Plugin Multiple Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2014-2315: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the Thank You Counter Button plugin 1.8.7 for WordPress allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) thanks_caption, (2) thanks_caption_style, or (3) thanks_style parameter to wp-admin/options.php.

Platforms Affected:

  • WordPress Thanks You Counter Button plugin for WordPress 1.8.7
  • WordPress WordPress


Feb 25, 2014

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