Check Point Advisories

WordPress gVectors wpDiscuz Plugin SQL Injection (CVE-2020-13640)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-0630
Date Published: 15 Jul 2020
Severity: High
Last Updated: 15 Jul 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-13640
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? gVectors wpDiscuz plugin prior to 5.3.5
Vulnerability Description An SQL injection vulnerability exists in WordPress gVectors wpDiscuz Plugin. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could 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 R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the WordPress gVectors wpDiscuz Plugin SQL Injection (CVE-2020-13640) 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 gVectors wpDiscuz Plugin SQL Injection (CVE-2020-13640)

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