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Stored Cross-Site Scripting in WP Canvas - Shortcodes WordPress Plugin



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Stored Cross-Site Scripting in WP Canvas - Shortcodes WordPress Plugin
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Yorick Koster, July 2016

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Abstract
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A Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability was found in the WP Canvas -
Shortcodes WordPress Plugin. This issue allows an attacker to perform a
wide variety of actions, such as stealing Administrators' session
tokens, or performing arbitrary actions on their behalf. This issue can
be exploited by authenticated users with the Contributor or higher role.

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OVE ID
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OVE-20160724-0031

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Tested versions
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This issue was successfully tested on WP Canvas - Shortcodes WordPress
Plugin version 1.92.

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Fix
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This issue has been addressed in WP Canvas - Shortcodes WordPress Plugin
version 2.07.

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Details
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https://sumofpwn.nl/advisory/2016/stored_cross_site_scripting_in_wp_canvas___shortcodes_wordpress_plugin.html

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