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HTB22867: XSS in PhotoSmash wordpress plugin
Vulnerability ID: HTB22867
Product: PhotoSmash wordpress plugin
Vendor: Byron Bennett ( http://smashly.net/ )
Vulnerable Version: 1.0.1
Vendor Notification: 22 February 2011
Vulnerability Type: XSS (Cross Site Scripting)
Status: Fixed by Vendor
Risk level: Medium
Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing (http://www.htbridge.ch/)
The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "/wp-content/plugins/photosmash-galleries/index.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "action" variable.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could result in a compromise of the application, theft of cookie-based authentication credentials, disclosure or modification of sensitive data.
The following PoC is available:
Solution: Upgrade to the most recent version