[WEB SECURITY] DefenseCode ThunderScan SAST Advisory: WordPress AccessPress Social Icons Plugin Multiple SQL injection Security Vulnerabilities

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Wed Apr 19 07:10:11 EDT 2017

            DefenseCode ThunderScan SAST Advisory
          WordPress AccessPress Social Icons Plugin
       Multiple SQL injection Security Vulnerabilities

Advisory ID: DC-2017-03-005
Software: WordPress AccessPress Social Icons plugin
Software Language: PHP
Version: 1.6.6 and below
Vendor Status: Vendor contacted
Release Date: 20170419
Risk: Medium

# Advisory Overview

During the security audit of AccessPress Social Icons plugin for
WordPress CMS, multiple security vulnerabilities were discovered using
DefenseCode ThunderScan application source code security analysis
According to the plugin developers, AccessPress Social Icons, allows you
to create various social icons and link your social profiles from your
website. You can create, customize and build the beautiful icons for your
social media profiles on your own. It has more than 80,000 downloads
on wordpress.org.

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