WordPress HD Webplayer plug-in version 1.1 contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to inject arbitrary SQL statements to the underlying database.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input performed by the affected software when handling crafted URLs. An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit the vulnerability by submitting crafted URLs that contain SQL statements to the affected software. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary SQL statements on the system.
Proof-of-concept code that exploits this vulnerability is publicly available.
Administrators are advised to implement an intrusion prevention system (IPS) or intrusion detection system (IDS) to help detect and prevent attacks that attempt to exploit this vulnerability.
WordPress Webplayer has not confirmed this vulnerability. Updated software is available at the following direct-download link: HD Webplayer 1.6
. However, it is not confirmed that the update resolves the vulnerability.