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Vulnerability of WordPress: Cross Site Scripting of Top 10

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting in Top 10 of WordPress, in order to execute JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted products: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 29/04/2013.
Références of this threat: BID-59547, VIGILANCE-VUL-12729.

Description of the vulnerability 

The Top 10 plugin displays the most popular posts.

However, it does not filter received data before inserting them in generated HTML documents.

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Scripting in Top 10 of WordPress, in order to execute JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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This cybersecurity alert impacts software or systems such as WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

WordPress: Top 10 version 1.9.3.
Top 10 version 1.9.3 is fixed:
  http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/top-10/
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