#VU51275 Improper Authentication


Published: 2021-03-09 | Updated: 2021-10-13

Vulnerability identifier: #VU51275

Vulnerability 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

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
The Plus Addons for Elementor Page Builder
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor: Posimyth Themes

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
Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

The Plus Addons for Elementor Page Builder: 1.0.0 - 4.1.6


CPE

External links
http://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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