Remote code execution in School Management Pro plugin for WordPress



Published: 2022-05-23 | Updated: 2022-05-27
Risk Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-1609
CWE-ID CWE-506
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software
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School Management Pro
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Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 1 vulnerabilities.

Updated: 27.05.2022

Raised risk level from High to Critical.

1) Embedded malicious code (backdoor)

EUVDB-ID: #VU63550

Risk: Critical

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-1609

CWE-ID: CWE-506 - Embedded Malicious Code

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to the application.

The vulnerability exists due to presence of embedded malicious functionality in the application code (aka backdoor) that allows a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to the application.

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

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

School Management Pro: 6.0 - 9.9.6


CPE2.3 External links

http://patchstack.com/database/vulnerability/school-management-pro/wordpress-school-management-pro-premium-plugin-9-9-7-unauthenticated-remote-code-execution-rce-via-rest-api
http://wpscan.com/vulnerability/e2d546c9-85b6-47a4-b951-781b9ae5d0f2
http://github.com/savior-only/CVE-2022-1609

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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