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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-4954

Original release date: 07/29/2013
Last revised: 07/30/2013


Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in wp-login.php in the Genetech Solutions Pie-Register plugin before 1.31 for WordPress, when "Allow New Registrations to set their own Password" is enabled, allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) pass1 or (2) pass2 parameter in a register action. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: BID
Name: 61140
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/changeset?reponame=&old=740249%40pie-register&new=740249%40pie-register
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 95160
External Source: XF
Name: pieregister-wplogin-xss(85604)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wordpress.org/support/topic/security-issue-web-application-cross-site-scripting
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wordpress.org/plugins/pie-register/changelog/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)