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Vulnerability of WordPress Post to PDF: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of WordPress Post to PDF, 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: 27/02/2014.
Références of this threat: BID-65823, VIGILANCE-VUL-14337.

Description of the vulnerability 

The Post to PDF plugin can be installed on WordPress.

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

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

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

The trust level is of type unique source, with an origin of document.

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a technician ability can exploit this computer vulnerability bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

WordPress Post to PDF: workaround.
A workaround is to disable WordPress Post to PDF.
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