MULTIDOTS Add Social Share Messenger Buttons Whatsapp 1.0.8 on WordPress whatsapp_share_setting_add_update cross-site request forgery

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in MULTIDOTS Add Social Share Messenger Buttons Whatsapp and Viber Plugin 1.0.8 on WordPress (Messaging Software). Affected by this vulnerability is the function whatsapp_share_setting_add_update. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site request forgery vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-352. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. An attacker might be able force legitimate users to initiate unwanted actions within the web application. The summary by CVE is:

An issue was discovered in the MULTIDOTS Add Social Share Messenger Buttons Whatsapp and Viber plugin 1.0.8 for WordPress. If an admin user can be tricked into visiting a crafted URL created by an attacker (via spear phishing/social engineering), the attacker can change the plugin settings via wp-admin/admin-post.php CSRF. There's no nonce or capability check in the whatsapp_share_setting_add_update() function.

The bug was discovered 05/30/2018. The weakness was disclosed 05/31/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared at labs.threatpress.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2018-11632 since 05/31/2018. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

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Class: Cross site request forgery
CWE: CWE-352
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Advisory: labs.threatpress.com
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CVE: CVE-2018-11632 (🔍)

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Created: 06/01/2018 10:35 AM
Updated: 02/10/2020 04:47 PM
Changes: (1) vulnerability_discoverydate
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