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WordPress cat_ID SQL Injection Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for cat_ID SQL injection vulnerability in WordPress
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote web server contains a PHP script that is prone to SQL
The version of WordPress installed on the remote host fails to
properly sanitize user-supplied input to the 'cat_ID' variable in the
'template-functions-category.php' script. This failure may allow an
attacker to influence database queries resulting in the disclosure of
sensitive information and possibly attacks against the underlying
***** Nessus has acertaind the vulnerability exists on the remote
***** host simply by checking the version number of WordPress
***** installed there.
See also :
Upgrade to WordPress version 126.96.36.199 or later.
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5
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