Authentication bypass in The Plus Addons for Elementor for WordPress

Published: 2021-03-09 | Updated: 2021-10-13
Risk Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-24175
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software
The Plus Addons for Elementor Page Builder
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor Posimyth Themes

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one critical risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Authentication

EUVDB-ID: #VU51275

Risk: Critical

CVSSv3.1: 9.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-24175

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 bypass authentication process and gain administrative access to the application.

Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.


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Vulnerable software versions

The Plus Addons for Elementor Page Builder: 1.0.0 - 4.1.6

CPE2.3 External links

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?

Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.