[WEB SECURITY] DefenseCode ThunderScan SAST Advisory: WordPress Spider Event Calendar Plugin SQL Injection Vulnerability

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            DefenseCode ThunderScan SAST Advisory
            WordPress Spider Event Calendar Plugin
                   SQL Injection Vulnerability

Advisory ID: DC-2017-01-017
Software: WordPress Spider Event Calendar Plugin
Software Language: PHP
Version: 1.5.49 and below
Vendor Status: Vendor contacted, vulnerability confirmed
Release Date: 20170502
Risk: High

# Advisory Overview

During the security audit, multiple security vulnerabilities were
discovered in WordPress Spider Event Calendar Plugin using
DefenseCode ThunderScan application source code security analysis

According to the developers, WordPress Event Calendar is a free,
user-friendly responsive plugin to manage multiple recurring events
and with various options.
It has more than 30,000 downloads on wordpress.org

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