- At over 17,000 lines of PHP this is a very large plugin, which makes it difficult to thoroughly assess
- Values are not escaped at the point at which they’re put into SQL (admin/class-bulk-editor-list-table.php line 263, inc/class-sitemaps.php line 1466, 1483, inc/class-wpseo-utils.php line 547) so in some cases it’s not easy to determine whether an SQLi vulnerability exists or not
Reason for the 'Use with caution' result
The plugin contains or is likely to contain a vulnerability which could be exploited by a privileged user to affect the site’s confidentiality, integrity or availability in a manner exceeding their privileges:
- Creates database requests in a way which makes it difficult to determine whether they are vulnerable or not.