FeedWordPress Plugin prior 2015.0514 feedwordpresssyndicationpage.class.php link_ids[] sql injection

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A vulnerability was found in FeedWordPress Plugin (WordPress Plugin). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects some unknown processing of the file feedwordpresssyndicationpage.class.php. The manipulation of the argument link_ids[] with an unknown input leads to a sql injection vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-89. The product constructs all or part of an SQL command using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the intended SQL command when it is sent to a downstream component. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

SQL injection vulnerability in feedwordpresssyndicationpage.class.php in the FeedWordPress plugin before 2015.0514 for WordPress allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary SQL commands via the link_ids[] parameter in an Update action in the syndication.php page to wp-admin/admin.php.

The weakness was presented 05/21/2015 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at wordpress.org. This vulnerability was named CVE-2015-4018 since 05/18/2015. The attack can be initiated remotely. Required for exploitation is a single authentication. Technical details and also a public exploit are known. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1505.

It is possible to download the exploit at exploit-db.com. It is declared as proof-of-concept. By approaching the search of inurl:feedwordpresssyndicationpage.class.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking.

Upgrading to version 2015.0514 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Exploit-DB (37067).




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Class: Sql injection
CWE: CWE-89 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1505

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Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Upgrade: FeedWordPress Plugin 2015.0514


05/18/2015 🔍
05/21/2015 +3 days 🔍
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05/19/2022 +2554 days 🔍


Advisory: 131974
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CVE: CVE-2015-4018 (🔍)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013


Created: 05/22/2015 10:11 AM
Updated: 05/19/2022 09:36 AM
Changes: 05/22/2015 10:11 AM (49), 03/31/2019 10:16 AM (4), 05/19/2022 09:36 AM (3)
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