WordPress Rank Math SEO Plugin <= 1.0.27 Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

Published: 2019-08-29 12:54:45
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
The WordPress Rank Math SEO plugin is prone to an authentication bypass vulnerability.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Non-Admin users can reset the settings via the wp-admin/admin-post.php reset-cmb parameter.

Impact:
Successful exploitation would allow an authenticated attacker to perform actions he would normally not be allowed to.

Affected Versions:
WordPress Rank Math SEO plugin through version 1.0.27.

Recommendations:
Update to version 1.0.27.1 or later.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14786

References:

https://www.pluginvulnerabilities.com/2019/06/20/authenticated-settings-reset-vulnerability-in-rank-math-seo/
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/9375
https://rankmath.com/changelog/

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.0

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