Authentication bypass in The Plus Addons for Elementor for WordPress



Published: 2021-03-09
Risk Critical
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2021-24175
CWE ID CWE-287
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software
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Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one critical risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Authentication

Risk: Critical

CVSSv3.1: 9.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:U/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-24175

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 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.

Mitigation

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

The Plus Addons for Elementor Page Builder: 1.0.0, 1.1.0, 1.2.0, 1.3.0, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 1.4.0, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, 1.4.3, 2.0.0, 2.0.1, 2.0.2, 2.0.3, 2.0.4, 2.0.5, 2.0.6, 2.0.7, 2.0.8, 3.0, 3.0.1, 3.0.2, 3.0.3, 3.0.4, 3.0.5, 3.0.6, 3.1.0, 3.2.0, 3.2.1, 3.3.0, 3.3.1, 3.3.2, 3.3.3, 3.3.4, 3.4.0, 3.4.1, 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.1.0, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.1.3, 4.1.4, 4.1.5, 4.1.6

CPE External links

https://www.wordfence.com/blog/2021/03/critical-0-day-in-the-plus-addons-for-elementor-allows-site-takeover/

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.



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