WordPress 4.7.x < 4.7.21 Object injection

critical Web Application Scanning Plugin ID 112783

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Synopsis

WordPress 4.7.x < 4.7.21 Object injection

Description

According to its self-reported version number, the detected WordPress application is affected by an object injection vulnerability in PHPMailer.

Note that the scanner has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update to WordPress version 4.7.21 or latest.

See Also

https://wordpress.org/news/2021/05/wordpress-5-7-2-security-release/

https://wordpress.org/support/wordpress-version/version-4-7-21/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 112783

Type: remote

Published: 5/17/2021

Updated: 10/7/2021

Scan Template: pci, api, scan

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-36326

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-36326

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/13/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/13/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-19296, CVE-2020-36326