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CVE-2023-23488 Scanner

Detects 'SQL Injection' vulnerability in Paid Memberships Pro plugin for Wordpress affects v. before 2.9.8.

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Level

Critical

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Single Scan

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Asset Owner

Estimated Time

10 sec

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Domain, Ipv4

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The Paid Memberships Pro plugin for WordPress is one of the go-to plugins for creating membership websites. It provides the users with the ability to create membership levels, restrict content and sell products through the website. Additionally, users can customize the plugin as per their requirements. This plugin has been used by many websites to create membership plans for their users.

Recently, a vulnerability has been discovered in the Paid Memberships Pro plugin, identified as CVE-2023-23488. This vulnerability is an unauthenticated SQL injection vulnerability within the ‘code’ parameter of the ‘/pmpro/v1/order’ REST route. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability to inject malicious code into the website, leading to data breaches, website defacements, and even complete website takeovers.

Exploitation of this vulnerability can lead to severe consequences. The hacker can steal sensitive user information such as passwords, email addresses and other confidential data. Moreover, they can misuse the website to perform various cybercrimes such as infecting users' systems with malware, distributing spam or phishing attacks, and using the website as a proxy server to attack other websites or systems.

In conclusion, this vulnerability puts many websites at high risk of data breaches and website hacking. It is crucial to take the necessary precautions to prevent any such incidents from occurring. By using the pro features of securityforeveryone.com, website owners can stay informed about their digital assets' vulnerabilities and take the necessary actions to secure their online presence. Stay safe and stay informed!

 

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