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HTB22890: XSS in Rating-Widget wordpress plugin
Vulnerability ID: HTB22890
Product: Rating-Widget wordpress plugin
Vendor: Vova Feldman ( http://rating-widget.com/ )
Vulnerable Version: 1.3.1
Vendor Notification: 03 March 2011
Vulnerability Type: XSS (Cross Site Scripting)
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/rating-widget/view/rating.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "vars" variable when register_globals is on.
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: