Essential Addons for Elementor <= 5.7.1 - Unauthenticated Arbitrary Password Reset to Privilege Escalation

9.8
Unverified Password Change
CVE CVE-2023-32243
CVSS 9.8 (Critical)
Publicly Published May 11, 2023
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Rafie Muhammad - Patchstack

Description

The Essential Addons for Elementor plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Unauthenticated Arbitrary Password Resets to Privilege Escalation in versions up to, and including, 5.7.1. This is due to a lack of validation of a password reset key in the reset_password function. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to reset the password of any user on a vulnerable site, including an administrator, if they have the email or username of the targeted account.

Wordfence blocked 1,094 attacks targeting this vulnerability in the past 24 hours.

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1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug essential-addons-for-elementor-lite (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 5.7.2, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 5.7.1
Patched Version
  • 5.7.2

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