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CVE-2012-4268 Detail

Current Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in bulletproof-security/admin/options.php in the BulletProof Security plugin before .47.1 for WordPress allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the HTTP_ACCEPT_ENCODING header.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.org/files/112618/WordPress-BulletProof-Security-Cross-Site-Scripting.html Exploit
http://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/changeset?old_path=%2Fbulletproof-security&old=543044&new_path=%2Fbulletproof-security&new=543044 Exploit Patch
http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/bulletproof-security/changelog/
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53478
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/75522

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE-79)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ait-pro:bulletproof-security:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
.47
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4268
NVD Published Date:
08/13/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017