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WordPress Daily Edition Theme v1.6.2 XSS (Cross-site Scripting) Security Vulnerabilities

2015-03-10 17:45
*WordPress Daily Edition Theme v1.6.2 XSS (Cross-site Scripting) Security
Vulnerabilities*


Exploit Title: WordPress Daily Edition Theme /fiche-disque.php id
Parameters XSS Security Vulnerabilities
Product: WordPress Daily Edition Theme
Vendor: WooThemes
Vulnerable Versions: v1.6.* v1.5.* v1.4.* v1.3.* v1.2.* v1.1.*
v.1.0.*
Tested Version: v1.6.2
Advisory Publication: March 10, 2015
Latest Update: March 10, 2015
Vulnerability Type: Cross-Site Scripting [CWE-79]
CVE Reference: *
Impact CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
Credit: Wang Jing [Mathematics, Nanyang Technological University (NTU),
Singapore]







*Advisory Details:*


*(1) Vendor & Product Description:*


*Vendor:*
WooThemes


*Product & Vulnerable Versions:*
WordPress Daily Edition Theme
version 1.6.7
version 1.6.6
version 1.6.5
version 1.6.4
version 1.6.3
version 1.6.2
version 1.6.1
version 1.6
version 1.5
version 1.4.11
version 1.4.10
version 1.4.9
version 1.4.8
version 1.4.7
version 1.4.6
version 1.4.5
version 1.4.4
version 1.4.3
version 1.4.2
version 1.4.1
version 1.4.0
version 1.3.2
version 1.3.1
version 1.3
version 1.2.1
version 1.2
version 1.1.2
version 1.1.1
version 1.1
version 1.0.12
version 1.0.11
version 1.0.10
version 1.0.9
version 1.0.8
version 1.0.7
version 1.0.6
version 1.0.5
version 1.0.4
version 1.0.3
version 1.0.2
version 1.0.1
version 1.0



*Vendor URL & buy:*
WordPress Daily Edition Theme can be got from here,
http://www.woothemes.com/products/daily-edition/
http://dzv365zjfbd8v.cloudfront.net/changelogs/dailyedition/changelog.txt



*Product Introduction:*
"Daily Edition WordPress Theme developed by wootheme team and Daily Edition
is a clean, spacious newspaper/magazine theme designed by Liam McKay. With
loads of home page modules to enable/disable and a unique java script-based
featured scroller and video player the theme oozes sophistication"

"The Daily Edition theme offers users many options, controlled from the
widgets area and the theme options page – it makes both the themes
appearance and functions flexible. From The Daily Edition 3 option pages
you can for example add your Twitter and Google analytics code, some custom
CSS and footer content – and in the widgets area you find a practical ads
management."

"Unique Features
These are some of the more unique features that you will find within the
theme:
A neat javascript home page featured slider, with thumbnail previews of
previous/next slides on hover over the dots.
A “talking points” home page that can display posts according to tags,
in order of most commented to least commented. A great way to highlight
posts gathering dust in the archives.
A customizable home page layout with options to specify how many full
width blog posts and how many “box” posts you would like to display.
A javascript home page video player with thumbnail hover effect.
16 delicious colour schemes to choose from!"







*(2) Vulnerability Details:*
WordPress Daily Edition Theme web application has a security bug problem.
It can be exploited by XSS attacks. This may allow a remote attacker to
create a specially crafted request that would execute arbitrary script code
in a user's browser session within the trust relationship between their
browser and the server.


*(2.1) *The code programming flaw occurs at "fiche-disque.php?" page with
"id" parameters.








*References:*
http://tetraph.com/security/xss-vulnerability/wordpress-daily-edition-theme-v1-6-2-xss-cross-site-scripting-security-vulnerabilities/
http://securityrelated.blogspot.com/2015/03/wordpress-daily-edition-theme-v162-xss.html
http://www.inzeed.com/kaleidoscope/computer-web-security/wordpress-daily-edition-theme-v1-6-2-xss-cross-site-scripting-security-vulnerabilities/
http://diebiyi.com/articles/%E5%AE%89%E5%85%A8/wordpress-daily-edition-theme-v1-6-2-xss-cross-site-scripting-security-vulnerabilities/
https://webtechwire.wordpress.com/2015/03/10/wordpress-daily-edition-theme-v1-6-2-xss-cross-site-scripting-security-vulnerabilities/
http://static-173-79-223-25.washdc.fios.verizon.net/?l=full-disclosure&m=142426561507008&w=2
https://cxsecurity.com/issue/WLB-2015030029





--
Wang Jing,
Division of Mathematical Sciences (MAS),
School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (SPMS),
Nanyang Technological University (NTU),
Singapore.
http://www.tetraph.com/wangjing/
https://twitter.com/tetraphibious

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