newspaper Theme up to 6.7.1 on WordPress Access Control td_ajax_update_panel privileges management

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A vulnerability has been found in newspaper Theme up to 6.7.1 on WordPress (WordPress Plugin) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects the function td_ajax_update_panel of the component Access Control. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 09/16/2019 as EDB-39894 as not defined exploit (Exploit-DB). The advisory is available at exploit-db.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2016-10972 since 09/13/2019. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Technical details and also a public exploit are known.

After immediately, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as proof-of-concept. It is possible to download the exploit at exploit-db.com.

Upgrading to version 6.7.2 eliminates this vulnerability.

Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at 141828.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.4

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.3
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: newspaper Theme 6.7.2

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Advisory: EDB-39894
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2016-10972 (🔍)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 09/17/2019 07:22 AM
Updated: 08/26/2020 10:18 PM
Changes: (19) software_type vulnerability_cwe vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_pr vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_ui vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_s vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_c vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_i vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_a source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary source_exploitdb_date
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