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XSS in answer my question plugin



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Exploit Title : Answer my question wordpress plugin Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
Author:Marcela Benetrix
home:www.girlinthemiddle.net
Date: 09/19/12
version: 1.1
software link:http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/answer-my-question/

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Answer my question plugin description

This plugin allows users to ask question to the blog administrator in an easy, simple way with a minimalistic and friendly design.It uses php and mysql to store the questions.

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XSS location

The problem is located in the file: record_my_question.php which user's input are not sanitized.

This plugin displays a form with many fields to fill in. 2 of them are vulnerable to PERSISTENT cross site scripting. The vulnerable fields are:

* name 
* subject

Via post, we can send malicious code in order to steal cookies, access to sensitive information, do a web application defacement to every single user that visits the poisoned profile.
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Vendor Notification

09/28/2012 to: the developer.  He replied immediately and fixed the problem.
posted in plugin track repository http://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/1576
Because of it, a new version has been released