Security restrictions bypass in Hybrid Composer plugin for WordPress

Published: 2019-07-10 | Updated: 2019-07-17
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID N/A
CWE ID CWE-264
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Hybrid Composer Subscribe
Vendor Schiocco

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.

1) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Severity: High

CVSSv3: 8.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to the function “hc_ajax_save_option” uses "update_option()" along with two parameters that come directly from user input. A remote attacker can gain admin access or inject arbitrary data on the affected system.

This vulnerability leads to Options Update.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Hybrid Composer: -, 1.4.6

CPE External links

https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/9452/

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?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.