MainWP Child <= 3.4.4 - Authentication Bypass



Description
Not authorized attacker could gain full control of target application if he knows the administrative user name. In case of openssl installed on the server then one request is enough and in case of md5 verification ~100k requests will do the job.

Affects Plugin

fixed in version 3.4.5

References

URL https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/1826377/mainwp-child
URL https://medium.com/websec/authentication-bypass-rce-on-300k-live-websites-using-mainwp-child-3-4-5-30a69097f633
URL https://github.com/mainwp/mainwp-child/commit/1b03e47300d1ee30776a63f4d526e45e1baef4e3#diff-b7c78d39c028166665d187e06e5058a7

Classification

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

Miscellaneous

Submitter Slavco
Submitter Website medium.com/websec
Submitter Twitter mslavco
Views 101
Verified No
WPVDB ID 9035

Timeline

Publicly Published 2018-02-28 (7 months ago)
Added 2018-03-02 (7 months ago)
Last Updated 2018-03-02 (7 months ago)

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