Vulnerability CVE-2021-43408


Published: 2021-11-19

Description:
The "Duplicate Post" WordPress plugin up to and including version 1.1.9 is vulnerable to SQL Injection. SQL injection vulnerabilities occur when client supplied data is included within an SQL Query insecurely. SQL Injection can typically be exploited to read, modify and delete SQL table data. In many cases it also possible to exploit features of SQL server to execute system commands and/or access the local file system. This particular vulnerability can be exploited by any authenticated user who has been granted access to use the Duplicate Post plugin. By default, this is limited to Administrators, however the plugin presents the option to permit access to the Editor, Author, Contributor and Subscriber roles.

Type:

CWE-89

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

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9/10
10/10
8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Duplicate post project -> Duplicate post 

 References:
https://appcheck-ng.com/security-advisory-duplicate-post-wordpress-plugin-sql-injection-vulnerability/
https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/browser/copy-delete-posts/tags/1.2.0/post/handler.php#L510

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