BP Profile Search <= 4.5.3 - PHP Object Injection



Description
The plugin bp-profile-search insecurely trusts serialized data submitted over HTTP requests. This opens up the site to a PHP object injection vulnerability potential exploit vector. 

This vulnerability was patched in version 4.6, information is being released now as a disclosure period has expired.
Proof of Concept
Attack is exploitable over ajax calls sites with the bp-profile-search plugin.

Affects Plugin

fixed in version 4.6

References

URL https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/1528482/bp-profile-search

Classification

Type OBJECTINJECTION
OWASP Top 10 A8: Insecure Deserialization
CWE CWE-502

Miscellaneous

Submitter Robert R
Submitter Website http://www.pagely.com
Submitter Twitter iamlei
Views 6563
Verified No
WPVDB ID 8690

Timeline

Publicly Published 2016-12-09 (over 3 years ago)
Added 2016-12-11 (over 3 years ago)
Last Updated 2019-11-01 (8 months ago)

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