Vulnerability CVE-2012-5853


Published: 2015-01-07   Modified: 2015-01-08

Description:
SQL injection vulnerability in the "the_search_function" function in cardoza_ajax_search.php in the AJAX Post Search (cardoza-ajax-search) plugin before 1.3 for WordPress allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands via the srch_txt parameter in a "the_search_text" action to wp-admin/admin-ajax.php.

Type:

CWE-89

(Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection'))

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Ajax post search project -> Ajax post search 

 References:
https://wordpress.org/plugins/cardoza-ajax-search/changelog/
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2012/Nov/33

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