20 Dec

PHP Objection Injection Through a SQL Injection Vulnerability in a WordPress Plugin

Recently there have been claims that hackers have been causing PHP object injection through SQL injection vulnerabilities in WordPress plugins. The details needed to allow others to confirm whether or not that is true had not been provided (which didn’t stop journalist from repeating the claims) and in our testing we were not able to […]

15 Dec

Is This SQL Injection Vulnerability Why a Hacker Would Be Interested in the SendinBlue Subscribe Form And WP SMTP Plugin?

Several days ago we had a request at this website for a file that would be located at /wp-content/plugins/table-maker/readme.txt. Subsequent to that, while reviewing the log files of another website for some work we were doing over at our main business we saw the same file requested. The requested file would be part of the plugin SendinBlue […]

27 Oct

Vulnerability Details: SQL Injection Vulnerability in Ultimate Form Builder Lite

From time to time a vulnerability is fixed in a plugin without the discoverer putting out a report on the vulnerability and we will put out a post detailing the vulnerability so that we can provide our customers with more complete information on the vulnerability. Recently Wordfence made an under-sourced claim that there was a […]

07 Jul

Wordfence’s Lack of Understanding of SQL Injection Vulnerabilities Leads to False Claim About WP Statistics Vulnerability

Yesterday we touched on how the web security company Sucuri and others in the security community were overstating the threat of a vulnerability recently discovered by Sucuri in the plugin WP Statistics. While looking over something else related to that vulnerability we came across the web security company Wordfence using that vulnerability basically as an […]

08 Jun

Vulnerability Details: SQL Injection Vulnerability in Save Contact Form 7

From time to time vulnerabilities are fixed in plugin without someone putting out a report on the vulnerability and we will put out a post detailing the vulnerability. While putting out the details of the vulnerability increases the chances of it being exploited, it also can help to identify vulnerabilities that haven’t been fully fixed […]

24 May

False Vulnerability Report: SQL Injection Vulnerability in Featured Image Resize

As part of our cataloging the vulnerabilities in WordPress plugins for our service we come across false reports of vulnerabilities from time to time. So that others don’t spend their time looking over these as well, we post our findings on them. The data on these false reports is also included in our service’s data. Earlier today […]

03 Oct

SQL Injection Vulnerability in Party Hall Booking Manager

One of the things we do to make sure we are providing our customers with the best data on the vulnerabilities that exist and are being exploited in WordPress plugins is to monitor our websites for hacking attempts. Through that we have found a quite a few vulnerabilities that exist in the current versions of plugins […]

03 Oct

SQL Injection Vulnerability in bbPress Like Button

One of the things we do to make sure we are providing our customers with the best data on the vulnerabilities that exist and are being exploited in WordPress plugins is to monitor our websites for hacking attempts. Through that we have found a quite a few vulnerabilities that exist in the current versions of plugins […]