Social Media Widget 4.0 - Spam Link Injection

5.3
Externally Controlled Reference to a Resource in Another Sphere
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published April 9, 2013
Last Updated August 8, 2022
Researcher DANIEL CID - Sucuri

Description

The Social Media Widget plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Spam Link Injection in version 4.0. This is due to a hidden call to an external link which makes it possible for spam to be injected into the affected site.

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Vulnerability Details for Social Media Widget

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug social-media-widget (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 4.0.1, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • 4.0 - 4.0
Patched Version
  • 4.0.1

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