Check Point Advisories

WordPress StaffList Plugin SQL Injection (CVE-2022-1556)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2022-1003
Date Published: 4 Dec 2022
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Sunday 04 December, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2022-1556
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? WordPress StaffList plugin before 3.1.5
Vulnerability Description An SQL injection vulnerability exists in WordPress StaffList plugin. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary SQL commands on the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the WordPress StaffList Plugin SQL Injection (CVE-2022-1556) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  WordPress Enforcement Protection.
Attack Information:  WordPress StaffList Plugin SQL Injection (CVE-2022-1556)

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