WordPress Plugin 'SRS Simple Hits Counter' Information Disclosure

medium Nessus Plugin ID 139872
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VPR Score: 5.1

Synopsis

The remote WordPress application has a plugin installed that is vulnerable to an information disclosure vulnerability.

Description

The WordPress application running on the remote host has a version of the 'SRS Simple Hits Counter' plugin that is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability due to improper validation of user supplied input data. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this issue via specially crafted requests to disclose potentially sensitive information.

Solution

Update the 'SRS Simple Hits Counter' plugin to version 1.1.0 or later.

See Also

https://wordpress.org/plugins/srs-simple-hits-counter

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 139872

File Name: wordpress_plugin_srs_simple_hits_info_disclosure.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 8/27/2020

Updated: 12/1/2020

Dependencies: wordpress_plugin_detect.nbin

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.1

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-5766

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress

Required KB Items: installed_sw/WordPress, www/PHP

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/10/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/10/2020

Exploitable With

Elliot (WordPress SRS Simple Hits Counter SQL Injection)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-5766