Plugin inspection:

Social Pug – Easy Social Share Buttons

Potentially unsafe

Last revised:

Confidence: Medium
This plugin has been given a short, targeted code review.

Before using this plugin, you should very carefully consider its potential problems and should conduct a thorough assessment. Read more about this recommendation.

Warnings

This recommendation applies to version 1.1.2 of this plugin, but the most recent version is 1.7.0. These findings may no longer be correct.

Findings

  • Uses APIs to get the number of likes/shares/etc directly from Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest
  • Uses an HTTP URL for communicating with Pinterest despite the API also working with HTTPS
  • Has a feedback form with no CSRF-protection. But the form only sends emails to support@devpups.com

Reason for the 'Potentially unsafe' result

The plugin contains or is likely to contain a vulnerability which could be exploited by an end user and which would compromise the site’s confidentiality, integrity or availability:

Failure criteria

  • Lack of proper output escaping

Read more about our failure criteria.