Shortcode IMDB <= 6.0.8 - Authenticated (Administrator+) SQL Injection

7.2
Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection')
CVE CVE-2022-47432
CVSS 7.2 (High)
Publicly Published April 19, 2023
Last Updated April 21, 2023
Researcher minhtuanact

Description

The Shortcode IMDB plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to SQL Injection via an unknown parameter in versions up to, and including, 6.0.8 due to insufficient escaping on the user supplied parameter and lack of sufficient preparation on the existing SQL query. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers , with administrator-level access and above, to append additional SQL queries into already existing queries that can be used to extract sensitive information from the database.

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1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug shortcode-imdb (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? No
Remediation No known patch available. Please review the vulnerability's details in depth and employ mitigations based on your organization's risk tolerance. It may be best to uninstall the affected software and find a replacement.
Affected Version
  • <= 6.0.8

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