Improper access control in Yuzo Related Posts WordPress plugin

Published: 2019-04-12 | Updated: 2019-05-14
Severity High
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-11869
CWE ID CWE-284
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.
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Vendor Lenin Zapata

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.

UPDATED: 14.05.2019
Assigned CVE-ID.

1) Improper access control

Severity: High

CVSSv3: 7.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L/E:H/RL:U/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-11869

CWE-ID: CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to the website.

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions when processing HTTP requests. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted configuration to the affected application and inject arbitrary JavaScript code WordPress configuration.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable application.

Note: the vulnerability is being actively exploited i the wild.

Mitigation

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

Related Posts: 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 1.9.1, 1.9.2, 1.9.3, 1.9.4, 1.9.5, 1.9.6, 1.9.7, 1.9.8, 2.0, 2.0.1, 2.0.2, 2.0.3, 2.0.4, 2.0.5, 2.0.6, 2.1, 2.1.1, 2.2, 2.2.1, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.5.1, 2.5.2, 2.5.3, 2.5.4, 2.5.6, 2.6, 2.7, 2.7.1, 2.7.2, 2.8, 2.8.1, 2.8.2, 2.8.3, 3.0, 3.1, 3.1.1, 3.1.2, 3.1.4, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.4.2, 3.4.3, 3.5, 3.6, 3.6.1, 3.7, 3.7.1, 3.7.2, 3.7.3, 3.7.4, 3.7.5, 3.7.6, 3.8, 3.8.1, 4.0, 4.2, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6, 4.2.7, 4.3, 4.3.1, 4.3.3, 4.3.4, 4.3.5, 4.3.6, 4.3.7, 4.3.9, 4.3.9.1, 4.4, 4.4.1, 4.4.2, 4.4.3, 4.4.4, 4.4.5, 4.5, 4.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.5.3, 4.5.4, 4.5.5, 4.5.6, 4.5.8, 4.5.9, 4.5.9.1, 4.5.9.2, 4.5.9.3, 4.5.9.4, 4.5.9.5, 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.6.3, 4.6.4, 4.6.5, 4.6.6, 4.6.7, 4.6.8, 4.6.9, 4.7, 4.7.1, 4.7.2, 4.8, 4.8.1, 4.8.2, 4.8.3, 4.8.4, 4.8.5, 4.8.6, 4.8.7, 4.8.8, 4.8.9, 4.8.9.1, 4.9, 4.9.3, 4.9.4, 4.9.5, 4.9.6, 4.9.7, 4.9.7.1, 4.9.7.2, 4.9.7.3, 4.9.7.4, 4.9.7.5, 4.9.7.6, 4.9.7.7, 4.9.7.8, 4.9.7.9, 4.9.8, 4.9.8.1, 4.9.8.2, 4.9.8.3, 4.9.8.4, 4.9.8.5, 4.9.8.6, 4.9.8.7, 4.9.9, 4.9.9.1, 4.9.9.2, 4.9.9.3, 4.9.9.4, 4.9.9.5, 4.9.9.6, 4.9.9.7, 4.9.9.8, 4.9.9.8.1, 4.9.9.8.2, 4.9.9.8.3, 4.9.9.8.4, 4.9.9.8.5, 4.9.9.8.6, 4.9.9.8.7, 4.9.10, 4.9.11, 4.9.12, 4.9.13, 4.9.14, 4.9.15, 4.9.16, 4.9.17, 4.9.18, 4.9.19, 4.9.20, 4.9.21, 4.9.22, 4.9.23, 5.06, 5.07, 5.08, 5.1.1, 5.10, 5.11, 5.12., 5.12.01, 5.12.02, 5.12.03, 5.12.10, 5.12.13, 5.12.15, 5.12.16, 5.12.17, 5.12.18, 5.12.19, 5.12.20, 5.12.21, 5.12.22, 5.12.23, 5.12.24, 5.12.25, 5.12.30, 5.12.31, 5.12.32, 5.12.33, 5.12.34, 5.12.35, 5.12.37, 5.12.38, 5.12.39, 5.12.44, 5.12.45, 5.12.46, 5.12.48, 5.12.50, 5.12.51, 5.12.52, 5.12.53, 5.12.54, 5.12.57, 5.12.58, 5.12.60, 5.12.62, 5.12.63, 5.12.64, 5.12.66, 5.12.68, 5.12.69, 5.12.70, 5.12.71, 5.12.72, 5.12.73, 5.12.74, 5.12.75, 5.12.76, 5.12.78, 5.12.80, 5.12.81, 5.12.82, 5.12.83, 5.12.84, 5.12.85, 5.12.86, 5.12.87, 5.12.88, 5.12.89, 5.12.90, 5.12.92, 5.12.94

CPE External links

https://blog.sucuri.net/2019/04/attacks-on-closed-wordpress-plugins.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.



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