Improper Authentication in Responsive Poll plugin for WordPress

Published: 2020-04-15
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-11673
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
Responsive Poll
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor Total-Soft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Authentication

EUVDB-ID: #VU26952

Risk: High


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-11673

CWE-ID: CWE-287 - Improper Authentication

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication process.

The vulnerability exists due to the usage of the callback "wp_ajax_nopriv" function in "Includes/Total-Soft-Poll-Ajax.php" for sensitive operations. A remote attacker can bypass authentication process and delete, clone, or view a hidden poll.


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Vulnerable software versions

Responsive Poll: 1.0.0 - 1.3.3

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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