VULNERABILITIES / FIXES - April 17, 2012
by Carol~ - 4/17/12 5:09 AM
WordPress Yahoo Answer WordPress Auto Poster Plugin Two Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
Release Date : 2012-04-17
Criticality level : Less critical
Impact : Cross Site Scripting
Where : From remote
Solution Status : Unpatched
Software: WordPress Yahoo Answer WordPress Auto Poster Plugin
Ryuzaki Lawlet has reported two vulnerabilities in the Yahoo Answer WordPress Auto Poster plugin for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.
Input passed via the "catname" parameter to process-imported-question.php and the "query" parameter to editautopilot.php is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.
Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly sanitised.
Provided and/or discovered by: