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WordPress RSS Feed Reader Plugin 0.1 - Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

Product
RSS Feed Reader
Description
This RSS Feed Reader plugin's "rss_url" 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-2011-0740
Versions
Affected In <= 0.1
Fixed In 0.2
Disclosure date
2011-01-23
Credits
AutoSec Tools