Form Lightbox - Arbitrary Option Update Leading to Admin AccountSign up to our free email alerts service for instant vulnerability notifications!
This is a plugin that is no longer in the WordPress repository, however, is still in use on some sites. With this vulnerability an attacker can update any option in the WordPress database. This includes gaining an admin access.
|Proof of Concept||
Using the file ajax.php that contains the following line: update_option( $_POST['update'], $_POST['value']); an attacker can change the admin email option and ask for a lost password and create an admin account.
|OWASP Top 10||A2: Broken Authentication and Session Management|
|Publicly Published||2016-07-19 (about 1 year ago)|
|Added||2016-07-19 (about 1 year ago)|
|Last Updated||2016-07-19 (about 1 year ago)|
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