Flash player widget <= 1.3 - Content Spoofing

Improper Input Validation
CVSS 4.7 (Medium)
Publicly Published December 30, 2013
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Henri Salo (fgeek)


The Flash player widget plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Content Spoofing in versions up to, and including, 1.3. This is due to insufficient sanitization of user input on the 'mp3' parameter. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to to inject arbitrary content in pages if they can successfully trick a user into performing an action such as clicking on a link.



Vulnerability Details for flash-player-widget

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug flash-player-widget (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? No
Remediation No known patch available. Please review the vulnerability's details in depth and employ mitigations based on your organization's risk tolerance. It may be best to uninstall the affected software and find a replacement.
Affected Version
  • All Versions

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