14 Nov 2012
07 Dec 2012
WordPress NextGEN Gallery Plugin 1.x
Cross-Site Scripting vulnerabilities allow a third party to manipulate the content or behaviour of a web application in a user's browser, without compromising the underlying system.
Different Cross-Site Scripting related vulnerabilities are also classified under this category, including "script insertion" and "cross-site request forgery".
Cross-Site Scripting vulnerabilities are often used against specific users of a website to steal their credentials or to conduct spoofing attacks.
A vulnerability has been discovered in the NextGEN Gallery plugin for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.
The vulnerability is caused due to a bundled vulnerable version of swfupload.
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The vulnerability is confirmed in version 1.9.7. Other versions may also be affected.
Update to version 1.9.8.
Reported by the vendor.