Multiple XSS Vulnerabilities Identified in BulletProof Security
Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: Multiple XSS Vulnerabilities in BulletProof Security
Affected Software: BulletProof Security
Affected Versions: v53.3 and possibly below
Vendor Homepage: https://wordpress.org/plugins/bulletproof-security/
Vulnerability Type: Cross-site Scripting
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-16-004
Proof of Concept URLs for XSS vulnerabilities in BulletProof Security v53.3:
Parameter Name: user-agent-ignore
Parameter Type: POST
Attack Pattern: '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x001E32)</scRipt>
For more information on cross-site scripting vulnerabilities, see Cross-site Scripting (XSS).
15 Mar 2016 – First Contact
23 Mar 2016 – Vendor Fixed
09 May 2016 – Advisory Released
Patch released by BulletProof Security and announced here.
Credits & Authors
These issues have been discovered by Omar Kurt while testing Invicti Web Application Security Scanner.
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