Cross-Site Scripting in Code Snippets WordPress Plugin

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Subject: Cross-Site Scripting in Code Snippets WordPress Plugin
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Cross-Site Scripting in Code Snippets WordPress Plugin
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Burak Kelebek, July 2016

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Abstract
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A reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability has been found in
the Code Snippets WordPress Plugin. By using this vulnerability an
attacker can inject malicious JavaScript code into the application,
which will execute within the browser of any logged-in admin who views
the link in the proof of concept below.

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OVE ID
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OVE-20160722-0006

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Tested versions
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This issue was successfully tested on Code Snippets version 2.6.1.

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Fix
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There issue is fixed in version 2.7.0

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

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