HL Twitter <= 2014.1.18 - Cross-Site Request Forgery to Settings Update

Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
CVE CVE-2024-3629
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published April 24, 2024
Last Updated May 16, 2024
Researcher Bob Matyas


The HL Twitter plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Cross-Site Request Forgery in all versions up to, and including, 2014.1.18. This is due to missing or incorrect nonce validation on the hl_twitter_settings page. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to update the plugin's settings via a forged request granted they can trick a site administrator into performing an action such as clicking on a link.



Vulnerability Details for HL Twitter

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug hl-twitter (view on wordpress.org)
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
  • <= 2014.1.18

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