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HTB22858: SQL Injection in WP Forum wordpress plugin Mar 01 2011 08:20AM
advisory htbridge ch
Vulnerability ID: HTB22858
Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/sql_injection_in_wp_forum_wordpress_plug
in.html
Product: WP Forum wordpress plugin
Vendor: Fredrik Fahlstad ( http://www.fahlstad.se/ )
Vulnerable Version: 1.7.8
Vendor Notification: 15 February 2011
Vulnerability Type: SQL Injection
Risk level: High
Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing (http://www.htbridge.ch/)

Vulnerability Details:
The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "/wp-content/plugins/wpforum/forum_feed.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "thread" variable.
Attacker can alter queries to the application SQL database, execute arbitrary queries to the database, compromise the application, access or modify sensitive data, or exploit various vulnerabilities in the underlying SQL database.

The following PoC is available:

http://[host]/wp-content/plugins/wpforum/forum_feed.php?thread=SQL_CODE_
HERE

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