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Missing Authorization


Severity Medium
Score 5.3/10


The plugin Wbcom Designs – BuddyPress Group Reviews for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized settings changes and review modification due to missing capability checks and improper nonce checks in several functions related to said actions in versions up to, and including, 2.8.3. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to modify reviews and plugin settings on the affected site.

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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