WordPress Thank You Counter Button Plugin ‘paged’ Parameter Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

Summary

The Thank You Counter Button plugin for WordPress is prone to a cross-site-scripting vulnerability because it fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input.

Credit:

The information has been provided by Charlie Eriksen via Secunia .


Details

Vulnerable Systems:
 * WordPress Counter Button 1.8.2

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 can allow the attacker to steal cookie-based authentication credentials and launch other attacks.

Disclosure Timeline:
Published: October 23 2012

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