WordPress GeSHi Source Colorer Plugin ZeroClipboard

by Carol~ Moderator - 3/12/13 4:33 AM

In Reply to: VULNERABILITIES / FIXES - March 12, 2013 by Carol~ Moderator

WordPress GeSHi Source Colorer Plugin ZeroClipboard Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

Release Date : 2013-03-12

Criticality level : Less critical
Impact: Cross Site Scripting
Where : From remote
Solution Status : Unpatched

Software: WordPress GeSHi Source Colorer Plugin 0.x

Henri Salo has discovered a vulnerability in the GeSHi Source Colorer plugin for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Input passed via the "id" parameter to wp-content/plugins/geshi-source-colorer/external/zeroclipboard/ZeroClipboard.swf 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.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 0.13. Other versions may also be affected.

No official solution is currently available.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Henri Salo

Original Advisory:
Henri Salo: