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WordPress Ajax Category Dropdown Plugin 0.1.5 - Multiple Vulnerabilities

Product
Ajax Category Dropdown
Description
There are several vulnerabilities in this plugin. First vulnerability type is SQL injection. The vulnerability exists because of failure in the "/wp-content/plugins/ajax-category-dropdown/includes/dhat-ajax-cat-dropdown-request.php" script to properly clean up user-supplied input. It allows an attacker to modify data, alter queries to the application SQL database, compromise the access and application or exploit hidden vulnerabilities in the underlying database. Second vulnerability type is cross-site scripting. The vulnerability exists because of failure in the "/wp-content/plugins/ajax-category-dropdown/includes/dhat-ajax-cat-dropdown-request.php" script to properly clean up user-supplied input in "category_id" variable. It results that the attacker can steal cookie-based authentication credentials, modificate or disclosure important data.
Solution
Update the plugin.
Classification
Type Multi
References
Exploit-DB
CVE
Name CVE-N/A
Versions
Affected In 0.1.5
Fixed In 0.1.6
Disclosure date
2011-04-22
Credits
High-Tech Bridge SA