Improper Authentication in Ultimate Addons for Elementor plugin for WordPress



Published: 2019-12-13
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-287
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Authentication

EUVDB-ID: #VU23580

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-287 - Improper Authentication

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication process.

The vulnerability exists due to the lack of checks when logging in via Facebook or Google. A remote attacker who knows the email ID of any user can send a specially crafted request, bypass authentication process and gain unauthorized access to the application.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Ultimate Addons for Elementor: 1.0.0 - - 1.20.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.malcare.com/blog/critical-vulnerability-ultimate-addons-wpastra-elementor-beaver-builder/
http://uaelementor.com/security-update-1201/
http://www.webarxsecurity.com/critical-vulnerability-in-ultimate-add-ons-elementor/

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.



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