Cross-site request forgery in WP Spell Check plugin for WordPress

Published: 2019-11-26
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-6027
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
WP Spell Check
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor Persyo

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site request forgery

EUVDB-ID: #VU22979

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2019-6027

CWE-ID: CWE-352 - Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site request forgery attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of the HTTP request origin. A remote attacker can trick the victim to visit a specially crafted web page and perform arbitrary actions on behalf of the victim on the vulnerable website.


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Vulnerable software versions

WP Spell Check: 1.0 - 7.1.9

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?