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WordPress JW Player: Cross Site Request Forgery
Synthesis of the vulnerability
An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Request Forgery of WordPress JW Player, in order to force the victim to perform operations.
Vulnerable software: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: user access/rights.
Attacker's origin: internet client.
Creation date: 11/06/2014.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2014-4030, VIGILANCE-VUL-14881.
Description of the vulnerability
The JW Player plugin can be installed on WordPress.
However, the origin of queries is not checked. They can for example originate from an image included in an HTML document.
An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Request Forgery of WordPress JW Player, in order to force the victim to perform operations.
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