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computer vulnerability alert CVE-2018-11515

WordPress wpForo: SQL injection

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can use a SQL injection of WordPress wpForo, in order to read or alter data.
Vulnerable products: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Consequences of an attack: data reading, data creation/edition, data deletion.
Hacker's origin: internet client.
Creation date: 29/05/2018.
Références of this bulletin: 1, CVE-2018-11515, VIGILANCE-VUL-26256.

Description of the vulnerability

The WordPress wpForo 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 wpForo, in order to read or alter data.
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