Plugin inspection:

WP ULike

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 2.8.1 of this plugin, but the most recent version is 3.6.2. These findings may no longer be correct.

Findings

  • Potentially vulnerable to SQLi as it puts the values of options directly into SQL statements without escaping (admin/admin.php lines 243-249)

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 input sanitisation
  • Execution of unprepared SQL statements
  • Unsafe request processing
  • Lack of proper output escaping

Read more about our failure criteria.