Build App Online <= 1.0.21 - Account Takeover via Weak Password Reset Mechanism

Weak Password Recovery Mechanism for Forgotten Password
CVE CVE-2023-7264
CVSS 8.1 (High)
Publicly Published December 27, 2023
Last Updated June 11, 2024
Researcher Ram - Wordfence


The Build App Online plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to account takeover due to a weak password reset mechanism in all versions up to, and including, 1.0.21. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to reset the password of arbitrary users by guessing an 4-digit numeric reset code.



Vulnerability Details for Build App Online

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug build-app-online (view on
Patched? No
Remediation No known patch available. Please review the vulnerability's details in depth and employ mitigations based on your organization's risk tolerance. It may be best to uninstall the affected software and find a replacement.
Affected Version
  • <= 1.0.21

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