[wp-hackers] Reputed XSS issue with WordPress (templates.php)

Alex Günsche ag.ml2007 at zirona.com
Tue Feb 13 17:08:53 GMT 2007

On Tue, 2007-02-13 at 17:44 +0100, Bas Bosman wrote:
> This can be triggered by users without the edit files capability. You just
> have to trick somebody with that capability to click that specially
> crafted link, by mailing a link or posting it in a comment for instance.

Maybe so, but doesn't this fall into the "social engineering" category?

With the same arguments, you could say that other managing actions which
are triggered by a GET request are vulnerable to XSS attacks.

Best regards,

Alex Günsche, Zirona OpenSource-Consulting
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