SQL injection in WooCommerce and WooCommerce Blocks plugin



Published: 2021-07-16
Risk Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID N/A
CWE ID CWE-89
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software
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WooCommerce
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

WooCommerce Blocks
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor WooCommerce
Automattic

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one critical risk vulnerability.

1) SQL injection

Risk: Critical

CVSSv3.1: 9.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-89 - Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary SQL queries in database.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data. A remote 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.

Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

WooCommerce: 3.3.0, 3.3.1, 3.3.2, 3.3.3, 3.3.4, 3.3.5, 3.4.0, 3.4.1, 3.4.2, 3.4.3, 3.4.4, 3.4.5, 3.4.6, 3.4.7, 3.5.0, 3.5.1, 3.5.2, 3.5.3, 3.5.4, 3.5.5, 3.5.6, 3.5.7, 3.5.8, 3.6.0, 3.6.1, 3.6.2, 3.6.3, 3.6.4, 3.6.5, 3.7.0, 3.7.1, 3.8.0, 3.8.1, 3.9.0, 3.9.1, 3.9.2, 3.9.3, 4.0.0, 4.0.1, 4.1.0, 4.1.1, 4.2.0, 4.2.1, 4.2.2, 4.3.0, 4.3.1, 4.3.2, 4.3.3, 4.4.0, 4.4.1, 4.5.0, 4.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6.0, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7.0, 4.7.1, 4.8.0, 4.9.0, 4.9.1, 4.9.2, 5.0.0, 5.1.0, 5.2.0, 5.2.1, 5.2.2, 5.3.0, 5.4.0, 5.4.1, 5.5.0

WooCommerce Blocks: 2.5.0, 2.5.1, 2.5.2, 2.5.3, 2.5.4, 2.5.5, 2.5.6, 2.5.7, 2.5.8, 2.5.9, 2.5.10, 2.5.11, 2.5.13, 2.5.14, 2.5.15, 2.6.0, 2.6.1, 2.7.0, 2.7.1, 2.8.0, 2.9.0, 3.0.0, 3.1.0, 3.2, 3.3.0, 3.4.0, 3.5.0, 3.6.0, 3.7.0, 3.7.1, 3.8.0, 3.9.0, 4.0.0, 4.1.0, 4.2.0, 4.3.0, 4.4.0, 4.4.2, 4.5.0, 4.5.0-dev, 4.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6.0, 4.7.0, 4.8.0, 4.9.0, 4.9.1, 5.0.0, 5.1.0, 5.2.0, 5.3.0, 5.3.1, 5.4.0, 5.5.0

CPE External links

https://threatpost.com/zero-day-attacks-woocommerce-databases/167846/
https://woocommerce.com/posts/critical-vulnerability-detected-july-2021/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.



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