Google Authenticator <= 0.47 - Two Factor Authentication BypassSign up to our free email alerts service for instant vulnerability notifications!
WordPress 4.5 introduced the ability to login with an email address instead of a username. Google Authenticator v0.47 wasn't aware of the new feature, and didn't properly handle the case where an email address was used instead of a username. Using an email address would allow an attacker with a valid password to bypass the two-factor OTP.
fixed in version 0.48
|OWASP Top 10||A2: Broken Authentication and Session Management|
|Publicly Published||2016-04-28 (10 months ago)|
|Added||2016-04-29 (10 months ago)|
|Last Updated||2016-05-02 (10 months ago)|
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