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SQL Injection in My Calendar WordPress Plugin

High

Synopsis

A researcher at Tenable discovered an unauthenticated SQL Injection (SQLi) vulnerability in the My Calendar WordPress plugin.

The SQLi exists because of a lack of validation of parameters 'from'  and 'to' used in the 'my_calendar_rest_route' function which is accessible without authentication.

Proof Of Concept:

The vulnerability can be reproduced by performing the following GET HTTP request against a WordPress instance using a vulnerable version of the plugin and noticing the delayed response :

https://WORDPRESS_INSTANCE/?rest_route=/my-calendar=/my-calendar/v1/events&from=1'+AND+(SELECT+1+FROM+(SELECT(SLEEP(5)))a)+AND+'a'%3d'a

Solution

The issue was fixed in My Calendar version 3.4.22

Disclosure Timeline

17 November 2023 - Tenable first attempt to notify vendor
17 November 2023 - Vendor requests more information
18 November 2023 - Vendor acknowledges an issue in code and provides a patch
20 November 2023 - Tenable provides additional details on the vulnerability
21 November 2023 - Vendor requests more information about a potential fix
21 November 2023 - Tenable provides additional details on the potential fix
21 November 2023 - Vendor gives details about the fix release date
22 November 2023 - Tenable acknowledges the expected release date
27 November 2023 - Security patch released

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Risk Information

CVE ID: CVE-2023-6360
Tenable Advisory ID: TRA-2023-40
Credit:
Joshua Martinelle
CVSSv3 Base / Temporal Score:
8.6 / 8.2
CVSSv3 Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N
Affected Products:
My Calendar WordPress Plugin < 3.4.22
Risk Factor:
High

Advisory Timeline

November 30, 2023 - Initial release
December 1, 2023 - Added CVSS temporal score

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