Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in WP No External Links WordPress- Plugin

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Subject: Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in WP No External Links WordPress- Plugin
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Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in WP No External Links 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 No External
Links 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. In order to exploit this
issue, the attacker has to lure/force a logged on WordPress
Administrator into opening a malicious website.

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OVE ID
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OVE-20160712-0020

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Tested versions
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This issue was successfully tested on WP No External Links WordPress
Plugin version 3.5.15.

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Fix
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This issue is resolved in WP No External Links version 3.5.16.

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

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