Advanced Access Manager <= 3.2.1 - Privilege Escalation

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Description
Advanced Access Manager does not properly check if a user is authorized to execute AJAX actions, which allows a user to change their privilege level.

Affects

Plugin advanced-access-manager
fixed in version 3.2.2

References

URL http://www.pritect.net/blog/advanced-access-manager-3-2-1-security-vulnerability
URL https://github.com/VasylTech/advanced-access-manager/commit/224bd3303a37843f754b97a3c5c4a1c9f262405f

Classification

Type AUTHBYPASS
OWASP Top 10 A2: Broken Authentication and Session Management
CWE CWE-287

Miscellaneous

Submitter James Golovich
Submitter Website http://pritect.net
Submitter Twitter Pritect
Views 189
Verified No
WPVDB ID 8521

Timeline

Publicly Published 2016-06-21 (6 months ago)
Added 2016-06-21 (6 months ago)
Last Updated 2016-06-21 (6 months ago)

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