WP Block and Stop Bad Bots Crawlers and Spiders and Anti Spam Protection Plugin StopBadBots < 6.60 - Authenticated SQL Injection

Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection')
CVE CVE-2021-24727
CVSS 8.8 (High)
Publicly Published August 6, 2021
Last Updated November 30, 2022
Researcher Martin Vierula - Trustwave


The StopBadBots WordPress plugin before 6.60 did not validate or escape the order and orderby GET parameter in some of its admin dashboard pages, leading to Authenticated SQL Injections.



Vulnerability Details for Block Bad Bots and Stop Bad Bots Crawlers and Spiders and Anti Spam Protection

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug stopbadbots (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 6.60, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 6.60
Patched Version
  • 6.60

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