WordPress Ultimate Store Kit Elementor Addons Plugin <= 1.6.2 is vulnerable to PHP Object Injection

Patch priority: medium
Medium priority vPatch available
Vulnerable version
<= 1.6.2 Vulnerable version
Not fixed
No official fix available Fixed version

07 May 2024 by Patchstack

Risks

CVSS 5.4

This vulnerability is moderately dangerous and expected to become exploited.

5.4

PHP Object Injection

This could allow a malicious actor to execute code injection, SQL injection, path traversal, denial of service, and more if a proper POP chain is present.

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.

Solutions

We advise to mitigate or resolve the vulnerability immediately.

Details

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Timeline

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Reported by

Ray Wilson Ray Wilson
23 Mar 2024
Early warning sent out

Early warning sent out to Patchstack customers

07 May 2024
Published by Patchstack

Published by Patchstack

09 May 2024

Over 70% of all known WordPress vulnerabilities were originally published by Patchstack in 2023 and hundreds of popular plugins such as Elementor, RankMath and WProcket have set Patchstack as their official security partner.

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