Advanced Access Manager <= 3.2.1 - Privilege Escalation



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

fixed in version 3.2.2

References

URL http://www.pritect.net/blog/advanced-access-manager-3-2-1-security-vulnerability

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 1378
Verified No
WPVDB ID 8521

Timeline

Publicly Published 2016-06-21 (over 2 years ago)
Added 2016-06-21 (over 2 years ago)
Last Updated 2018-08-05 (4 months ago)

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