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Authorization Bypass Through User-Controlled Key


Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10


The WPQA Builder WordPress plugin before 5.7 which is a companion plugin to the Hilmer and Discy , does not check authorization before displaying private messages, allowing any logged in user to read other users private message using the message id, which can easily be brute forced.

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CWE-639 - Authorization Bypass Through User-Controlled Key

The system's authorization functionality does not prevent one user from gaining access to another user's data or record by modifying the key value identifying the data.


Advisory Timeline

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