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WordPress Download Monitor Plugin - Cross Site Scripting

Product
Download Monitor
Description
WordPress Download Monitor plugin's "dlsearch" parameter is prone to a cross-site scripting vulnerability. It fails to properly clean up user-supplied input. An attacker may execute arbitrary script code in the browser of an user in the context of the affected site. In this way the attacker can steal cookie-based authentication credentials. Other attacks are also possible.
Solution
Update the plugin.
Classification
Type XSS (Cross Site Scripting)
OWASP Top 10 A3: Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
References
Exploit-DB
CVE
Name CVE-2012-4768
Versions
Affected In <= 3.3.5.7
Fixed In 3.3.5.8
Disclosure date
2012-08-30
Credits
Chris Cooper