[wp-hackers] XSS Vulnerability reported by a french geek
peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk
Tue May 29 16:11:24 GMT 2007
On Tue, May 29, 2007 4:49 pm, Aaron Brazell wrote:
> I still still still don't see this as an actual flaw. unfiltered_html
> is a capability that an administrator should have. If the person has
> administrative rights, well they can delete the whole blog. Is that
> classified as a security risk too?
> Aaron Brazell
> Director of Technology, b5media
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> On May 29, 2007, at 11:46 AM, Gali wrote:
>> ( 27 / 05 / 2007 )
>> versions : 2.2 and previous versions.
>> in comments, resulting in an open door to XSS.
This report has been discussed to death on trac 
The long and the short of it is:
The POC doesn't work.
i.e. by visiting another site which does it with your stored cookies.
This is however blocked by a specific nonce check as I described in 
 - http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/4344
 - http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/4344#comment:6
Peter Westwood <peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk>
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