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WP User Frontend (CVE-2021-25076)
cve-2021 | Level: Easy | Total Lab Runs: 0 | Premium Lab |
What is WP User Frontend plugin?
The WP User Frontend plugin is a frontend builder plugin for WordPress.
What is CVE-2021-25076?
The WP User Frontend WordPress plugin before 3.5.26 does not validate and escape the status parameter before using it in a SQL statement in the Subscribers dashboard, leading to an SQL injection. Due to the lack of sanitisation and escaping, this could also lead to Reflected Cross-Site Scripting.
In this lab environment, the user is going to get access to a Kali GUI instance. A WP User Frontend WordPress plugin instance vulnerable to SQL injection, identified by CVE-2021-25076, is running on the target server. It can be accessed using the tools installed on Kali at http://demo.ine.local.
Objective: Exploit the SQL injection vulnerability in WP User Frontend WordPress plugin (< 3.5.26).
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Once you start the lab, you will have access to a root terminal of a Kali instance
Your Kali has an interface with IP address 192.X.Y.2. Run "ip addr" to know the values of X and Y.
The target application should be accessible at http://demo.ine.local.
Do not attack the gateway located at IP address 192.X.Y.1
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