Improper Authentication in Ultimate Addons for Elementor plugin for WordPress

Published: 2020-05-11
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Ultimate Addons for Elementor
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor Brainstorm Force

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Authentication

EUVDB-ID: #VU27671

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]


CWE-ID: CWE-287 - Improper Authentication

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication process.

The vulnerability exists due to an error in when processing authentication requests. A remote attacker can create subscriber-level users, even if registration is disabled on a WordPress site.

Note: This vulnerability is being used in conjunction with a 0-day vulnerability in Elementor PRO (SB2020051118) and allows the Elementor Pro vulnerability to be exploited, even if the site does not have user registration enabled. 


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Vulnerable software versions

Ultimate Addons for Elementor: 1.1.0 - 1.24.1

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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.