Check Point Advisories

WordPress Post SMTP Plugin SQL Injection (CVE-2023-6620)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2023-1697
Date Published: 12 May 2024
Severity: High
Last Updated: Sunday 12 May, 2024
Industry Reference:CVE-2023-6620
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? WordPress Post SMTP plugin prior to 2.8.7
Vulnerability Description An SQL injection vulnerability exists in WordPress Post SMTP 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 Post SMTP Plugin SQL Injection (CVE-2023-6620) 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 Post SMTP Plugin SQL Injection (CVE-2023-6620)

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