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Improper Privilege Management


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


The Simple Membership WordPress plugin before 4.1.3 allows user to change their membership at the registration stage due to insufficient checking of a user supplied parameter.

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  • HIGH
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  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-269 - Improper Privilege Management

An effective privilege management infrastructure provides valid users with required access and privileges across heterogeneous technology environments. An application with a faulty privilege management infrastructure allows higher than authorized privileges or enables privilege escalation. This can lead to security incidents such as system infiltration, data breach, and complete system takeover.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published