|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|Public exploit||Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.|
WordPress Infinite Scroll – Ajax Load More
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS
This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary SQL queries in database.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in POST "/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php" page with param repeater=' or sleep(5)#&type=test. A remote authenticated attacker can send a specially crafted request to the affected application and execute arbitrary SQL commands within the application database.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to read, delete, modify data in database and gain complete control over the affected application.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
WordPress Infinite Scroll – Ajax Load More: 2.0.3 - 5.3.1Fixed software versions
Q & A
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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?