WordPress Seriously Simple Stats Plugin <= 1.5.0 is vulnerable to SQL Injection

Patch priority: low
Low priority vPatch available
Vulnerable version
<= 1.5.0 Vulnerable version
Fixed
1.5.1 Fixed version

03 October 2023 by Patchstack

Risks

CVSS 8.5

8.5

SQL Injection

This could allow a malicious actor to directly interact with your database, including but not limited to stealing information.

This is a general description of this vulnerability type, specific impact varies case by case. CVSS score is a way to evaluate and rank reported vulnerabilities in a standardized and repeatable way, but it is not ideal for WordPress.

Alert

This plugin is likely abandoned!

This plugin was last updated over a year ago and will likely not receive further updates or fixes. Urgently consider replacing the plugin with an alternative.

Solutions

This security issue has a low severity impact and is unlikely to be exploited.

Update to version X or later

Update to version 1.5.1 or later.

Update to version 1.5.1 or later to remove the vulnerability. Patchstack users can turn on auto-update for vulnerable plugins only.

Details

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Timeline

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13 Jun 2023
Early warning sent out

Early warning sent out to Patchstack customers

03 Oct 2023
Published by Patchstack

Published by Patchstack

05 Oct 2023

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