Security feature bypass in WPS Hide Login plugin for WordPress



Published: 2020-01-27
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-254
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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WPS Hide Login
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor Rémy Perona

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Security Features

EUVDB-ID: #VU24678

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.6 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-254 - Security Features

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to find and access the secret login page.

The vulnerability exists in the "plugins_loaded" function due to some REQUEST_URI occurrences aren’t decoded using the "rawurldecode" function. A remote attack can encode substrings in the URL in order to evade the detection and gain access to the hidden login page.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

WPS Hide Login: 1.1 - 1.5.4.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/10046/
http://blog.nintechnet.com/wordpress-wps-hide-login-fixed-security-issue/

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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