2021-24460 | Page Plugin Admin Dashboard get_fb_likeboxes sql injection
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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Page Plugin up to 3.5.2 on WordPress (WordPress Plugin). Affected by this vulnerability is the function
get_fb_likeboxes of the component Admin Dashboard. The manipulation of the argument
orderby with an unknown input leads to a sql injection vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-89. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. An attacker might be able inject and/or alter existing SQL statements which would influence the database exchange. The summary by CVE is:
The get_fb_likeboxes() function in the Popup Like box – Page Plugin WordPress plugin before 3.5.3 did not use whitelist or validate the orderby parameter before using it in SQL statements passed to the get_results() DB calls, leading to SQL injection issues in the admin dashboard
The weakness was disclosed 08/02/2021. The advisory is shared at wpscan.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2021-24460 since 01/14/2021. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. Additional levels of successful authentication are required for exploitation. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available.
Upgrading to version 3.5.3 eliminates this vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.7
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.5
Status: Not defined
0-Day Time: 🔒
Upgrade: Page Plugin 3.5.3
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