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Missing Authorization


Severity Medium
Score 5.4/10


The Amelia WordPress plugin before 1.0.48 does not have proper authorisation when handling Amelia SMS service, allowing any customer to send paid test SMS notification as well as retrieve sensitive information about the admin, such as the email, account balance and payment history. A malicious actor can abuse this vulnerability to drain out the account balance by keep sending SMS notification.

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CWE-862 - Missing Authorization

The missing authorization vulnerability occurs when a software program allows users to access privileged parts of the program without verifying the user credentials. Impact of such a vulnerability depends on the resources employed by the software, ranging from account takeover to sensitive information exposure, denial of service, and complete system takeover.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published