wpCentral Plugin up to 1.5.0 on WordPress Connection Key privileges management

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A vulnerability was found in wpCentral Plugin up to 1.5.0 on WordPress (WordPress Plugin) and classified as problematic. This issue affects an unknown functionality of the component Connection Key Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privileges management vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-269. The product does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor. Impacted is confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

The wpCentral plugin before 1.5.1 for WordPress allows disclosure of the connection key.

The weakness was published 02/17/2020. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2020-9043 since 02/17/2020. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. The successful exploitation needs a simple authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

Upgrading to version 1.5.1 eliminates this vulnerability.

Similar entry is available at VDB-233297.





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Class: Privileges management
CWE: CWE-269 / CWE-266

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Upgrade: wpCentral Plugin 1.5.1


02/17/2020 🔍
02/17/2020 +0 days 🔍
02/18/2020 +1 days 🔍
04/01/2024 +1504 days 🔍


Advisory: plugins.trac.wordpress.org
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2020-9043 (🔍)
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Created: 02/18/2020 09:30 AM
Updated: 04/01/2024 11:04 AM
Changes: 02/18/2020 09:30 AM (37), 02/18/2020 09:35 AM (18), 04/01/2024 11:04 AM (18)
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