WordPress Daily Edition Theme v1.6.2 XSS (Cross-site Scripting) Security Vulnerabilities
Exploit Title: WordPress Daily Edition Theme /fiche-disque.php id Parameters XSS Security Vulnerabilities
Product: WordPress Daily Edition Theme
Vulnerable Versions: v1.6.* v1.5.* v1.4.* v1.3.* v1.2.* v1.1.* v.1.0.*
Tested Version: v1.6.2
Advisory Publication: March 10, 2015
Latest Update: March 10, 2015
Vulnerability Type: Cross-Site Scripting [CWE-79]
CVE Reference: *
Impact CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
Credit: Wang Jing [Mathematics, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore]
(1) Vendor & Product Description:
Product & Vulnerable Versions:
WordPress Daily Edition Theme
Vendor URL & buy:
WordPress Daily Edition Theme can be got from here,
“Daily Edition WordPress Theme developed by wootheme team and Daily Edition is a clean, spacious newspaper/magazine theme designed by Liam McKay. With loads of home page modules to enable/disable and a unique java script-based featured scroller and video player the theme oozes sophistication”
“The Daily Edition theme offers users many options, controlled from the widgets area and the theme options page – it makes both the themes appearance and functions flexible. From The Daily Edition 3 option pages you can for example add your Twitter and Google analytics code, some custom CSS and footer content – and in the widgets area you find a practical ads management.”
These are some of the more unique features that you will find within the theme:
A “talking points” home page that can display posts according to tags, in order of most commented to least commented. A great way to highlight posts gathering dust in the archives.
A customizable home page layout with options to specify how many full width blog posts and how many “box” posts you would like to display.
16 delicious colour schemes to choose from!”
(2) Vulnerability Details:
WordPress Daily Edition Theme web application has a security bug problem. It can be exploited by XSS attacks. This may allow a remote attacker to create a specially crafted request that would execute arbitrary script code in a user’s browser session within the trust relationship between their browser and the server.
(2.1) The code programming flaw occurs at “fiche-disque.php?” page with “id” parameters.