WordPress Plugin Ajax Category Dropdown Cross-Site Scripting and SQL Injection Vulnerabilities (0.1.5)

Description
  • WordPress Plugin Ajax Category Dropdown is prone to multiple SQL injection vulnerabilities and a cross-site scripting vulnerability. Exploiting these issues could allow an attacker to steal cookie-based authentication credentials, compromise the application, access or modify data, or exploit latent vulnerabilities in the underlying database. WordPress Plugin Ajax Category Dropdown version 0.1.5 is vulnerable; other versions may also be affected.
Remediation
  • Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly sanitised or disable the plugin until a fix is available
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