WordPress WP Survey And Quiz Tool Plugin 1.2.1 - Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

wp-survey-and-quiz-tool

Software
WP Survey And Quiz Tool
Versions
<= 1.2.1
Disclosure date
2010-11-08
CVE
CVE-2010-4630
References
Credits
Classification
Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
OWASP Top 10
A3: Cross Site Scripting (XSS)

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Details

This WP Survey And Quiz Tool plugin 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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