Persistent Cross-Site Scripting in WordPress Activity Log plugin

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Subject: Persistent Cross-Site Scripting in WordPress Activity Log plugin
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Persistent Cross-Site Scripting in WordPress Activity Log plugin
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Han Sahin, July 2016

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Abstract
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A stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability has been found in the
WordPress Activity Log plugin. By using this vulnerability an attacker
can inject malicious JavaScript code into the application, which will
execute within the browser of any user who views the Activity Log, in
general WP admin.

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Tested versions
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This issue was successfully tested on WordPress Activity Log plugin
version 2.3.1.

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Fix
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This issue has been fixed in version 2.3.2 of the WordPress Activity Log
plugin. The updated plugin can be downloaded from the following
location:
https://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/aryo-activity-log.2.3.2.zip.

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

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