This security bulletin contains one critical risk vulnerability.
CWE-285 - Improper Authorization
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the web application.
The vulnerability exists due to missing authorization checks. A remote non-authenticated attacker can send a specially crafted request to the affected plugin and add an administrative user account into your WordPress installation.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary PHP code on the server.
Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild as of September 8.
Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.Vulnerable software versions
WPGateway: All versionsCPE2.3
Q & A
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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?