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Vulnerability of WordPress Google Doc Embedder: SQL injection

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a SQL injection of WordPress Google Doc Embedder, in order to read or alter data.
Impacted products: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 26/11/2014.
Références of this threat: CVE-2014-9173, VIGILANCE-VUL-15711.

Description of the vulnerability 

The WordPress Google Doc Embedder product uses a database.

However, user's data are directly inserted in a SQL query.

An attacker can therefore use a SQL injection of WordPress Google Doc Embedder, in order to read or alter data.
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This computer weakness alert impacts software or systems such as WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by a trusted third party, with an origin of internet client.

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a technician ability can exploit this weakness bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

WordPress Google Doc Embedder: workaround.
A workaround is to disable WordPress Google Doc Embedder.
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