WordPress Forum Server Plugin 1.6.5 - SQL Injection

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Software
WP Forum Server
Versions
<= 1.6.5
Disclosure date
2011-02-24
CVE
CVE-2011-1047
References
Classification
SQL Injection
OWASP Top 10
A1: Injection

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Details

WordPress Forum Server plugin is prone to an SQL injection. This vulnerability exists because of failure in the "index.php" script to properly clean up user-supplied input in "search_max" variable and in the "/wp-content/plugins/forum-server/feed.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "topic" variable. It allows an attacker to modify data, alter queries to the application SQL database, compromise the access and application or exploit hidden vulnerabilities in the underlying database.

Solution

Update the plugin.

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