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Missing Authorization


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


The Easy Student Results WordPress plugin through 2.2.8 lacks authorisation in its REST API, allowing unauthenticated users to retrieve information related to the courses, exams, departments as well as student's grades and PII such as email address, physical address, phone number etc

  • LOW
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  • HIGH
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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