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Vulnerability of WordPress bib2html: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of WordPress bib2html, in order to execute JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted software: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Creation date: 23/05/2014.
Références of this announce: CVE-2014-3870, VIGILANCE-VUL-14794.

Description of the vulnerability 

The bib2html 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 bib2html, in order to execute JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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This threat announce impacts software or systems such as WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.

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

The trust level is of type confirmed by a trusted third party, 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 security alert.

Solutions for this threat 

WordPress bib2html: workaround.
A workaround is to disable WordPress bib2html.
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