Security restriction bypass in Currency Switcher for WooCommerce plugin for WordPress

Published: 2019-11-04
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-18668
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Currency Switcher for WooCommerce
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor Algoritmika Ltd

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU22489

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-18668

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input. A remote authenticated attacker can provide a currency that isn't enabled in the settings and is worth less than this default and eventually purchase an item for a significantly cheaper price.


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Vulnerable software versions

Currency Switcher for WooCommerce: 1.0.0 - 2.11.1

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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