optinmonster Plugin up to on WordPress Access Control Shortcode authorization

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in optinmonster Plugin up to on WordPress (WordPress Plugin). Affected by this issue is some unknown processing of the component Access Control. The manipulation as part of a Shortcode leads to a authorization vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-863. The product performs an authorization check when an actor attempts to access a resource or perform an action, but it does not correctly perform the check. This allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

The optinmonster plugin before for WordPress has incorrect access control for shortcodes because of a nonce leak.

The weakness was disclosed 09/20/2019. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2016-10996 since 09/20/2019. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

Upgrading to version eliminates this vulnerability.

The entries VDB-161347, VDB-161855, VDB-162072 and VDB-162075 are pretty similar.





CPE 2.3info

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Class: Authorization
CWE: CWE-863 / CWE-285 / CWE-266

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Remote: Yes

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Upgrade: optinmonster Plugin


09/20/2019 🔍
09/20/2019 +0 days 🔍
09/21/2019 +1 days 🔍
12/26/2023 +1557 days 🔍


Advisory: pritect.net
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2016-10996 (🔍)
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Created: 09/21/2019 07:36 AM
Updated: 12/26/2023 03:17 PM
Changes: 09/21/2019 07:36 AM (38), 09/01/2020 09:55 AM (18), 12/26/2023 03:17 PM (4)
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