Analytics Stats Counter Statistics <= - Unauthenticated PHP Object Injection

Deserialization of Untrusted Data
CVSS 9.8 (Critical)
Publicly Published March 1, 2017
Last Updated February 3, 2023
Researcher Yorick Koster, - sumofpwn


The Analytics Stats Counter Statistics plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to PHP Object Injection in versions up to, and including, via deserialization of untrusted input in the vulnerable function wpadm_unpack. This allows unauthenticated attackers to inject a PHP Object. The additional presence of a POP chain allows attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code.



Vulnerability Details for Analytics Stats Counter Statistics

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug stats-counter (view on
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
  • <=

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