WordPress WP Featured Post with Thumbnail Plugin 3.0 - Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

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Software
WP Featured Post with Thumbnail
Versions
<= 3.0
Disclosure date
2011-01-23
CVE
CVE-N/A
References
Credits
Classification
Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
OWASP Top 10
A3: Cross Site Scripting (XSS)

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Details

This WP Featured Post with Thumbnail plugin's "src" parameter is prone to a cross-site scripting vulnerability. It fails to properly clean up user-supplied input. An attacker may execute arbitrary script code in the browser of an user in the context of the affected site. In this way the attacker can steal cookie-based authentication credentials. Other attacks are also possible.

Solution

Update the plugin.

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