WP User <= 7.0 - Unauthenticated SQL Injection

9.8
Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection')
CVE CVE-2022-4049
CVSS 9.8 (Critical)
Publicly Published December 9, 2022
Last Updated December 15, 2022
Researcher cydave

Description

The WP User plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to SQL Injection in versions up to, and including, 7.0 due to insufficient escaping on the user supplied parameter and lack of sufficient preparation on the existing SQL query. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers 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 wp-user (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
  • <= 7.0

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