WordPress PHPFreeChat ‘url’ Parameter Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

Summary

PHPFreeChat is prone to a cross-site scripting vulnerability because it fails to sanitize user-supplied input.

Credit:

The original article can be found at: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54332
The information has been provided by Sammy Forgit


Details

Vulnerable Systems:
 *WordPress PHPFreeChat ‘url’ Parameter Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

An attacker may leverage this issue to execute arbitrary script code in the browser of an unsuspecting user in the context of the affected site. This may allow the attacker to steal cookie-based authentication credentials and launch other attacks.PHPFreeChat 0.2.8 is vulnerable; other versions may also be affected.

Vendor Status:
Currently we are not aware of any vendor-supplied patches

Disclosure Timeline:
Initial Release: Jul 05 2012

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