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Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


The Change wp-admin login WordPress plugin before 1.1.0 does not properly check for authorisation and is also missing CSRF check when updating its settings, which could allow unauthenticated users to change the settings. The attacked could also be performed via a CSRF vector

  • LOW
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CWE-352 - Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) is a vulnerability that allows an attacker to make arbitrary requests in an authenticated vulnerable web application and disrupt the integrity of the victim’s session. The impact of a successful CSRF attack may range from minor to severe, depending upon the capabilities exposed by the vulnerable application and privileges of the user. An attacker may force the user to perform state-changing requests like transferring funds, changing their email address or password etc. However, if an administrative level account is affected, it may compromise the whole web application and associated sensitive data.


Advisory Timeline

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