JupiterX Core <= 3.3.8 - Unauthenticated Privilege Escalation

Authentication Bypass Using an Alternate Path or Channel
CVE CVE-2023-38389
CVSS 9.8 (Critical)
Publicly Published August 22, 2023
Last Updated August 25, 2023
Researcher Rafie Muhammad - Patchstack


The JupiterX Core plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to privilege escalation due to insufficient validation in versions up to, and including, 3.3.8 due to insufficient controls on the facebook_log_user_in() function. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to stage a site takeover. Please note that this affects both the free and premium version of the plugin.

Wordfence blocked 25 attacks targeting this vulnerability in the past 24 hours.



Vulnerability Details for Jupiter X Core

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug jupiterx-core (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.4.3, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 3.3.8
Patched Version
  • 3.4.3

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