Improper access control in NewsMag theme for WordPress



Published: 2020-10-01
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID N/A
CWE ID CWE-284
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
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Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.

1) Improper access control

Risk: High

CVSSv3: 7.9 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to otherwise restricted functionality.

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions. A remote attacker can bypass implemented security restrictions and perform unauthenticated function injection attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

NewsMag: 1.0.0, 1.0.1, 1.0.2, 1.0.3, 1.0.4, 1.0.5, 1.0.6, 1.0.7, 2.0.0, 2.0.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.1.4, 2.1.5, 2.1.6, 2.2.0, 2.2.1, 2.2.2, 2.3.0, 2.3.1, 2.3.2, 2.3.3, 2.3.4, 2.3.5, 2.3.6, 2.3.7, 2.3.8, 2.4.0, 2.4.1

CPE External links

https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/10417/
https://blog.nintechnet.com/unauthenticated-function-injection-vulnerability-fixed-in-15-wordpress-themes/

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.



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