Improper access control in Yuzo Related Posts WordPress plugin

Published: 2019-04-12 14:09:31 | Updated: 2019-04-12
Severity High
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID N/A
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]
CWE ID CWE-284
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software Related Posts
Vulnerable software versions Related Posts 5.12.92
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Vendor URL Lenin Zapata

Security Advisory

1) 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.

Remediation

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

External links

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