WordPress Social Login and Register (Discord, Google, Twitter, LinkedIn) <= 7.6.4 - Authentication Bypass

Authentication Bypass Using an Alternate Path or Channel
CVE CVE-2023-2982
CVSS 9.8 (Critical)
Publicly Published June 28, 2023
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher István Márton - Wordfence


The WordPress Social Login and Register (Discord, Google, Twitter, LinkedIn) plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to authentication bypass in versions up to, and including, 7.6.4. This is due to insufficient encryption on the user being supplied during a login validated through the plugin. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to log in as any existing user on the site, such as an administrator, if they know the email address associated with that user. This was partially patched in version 7.6.4 and fully patched in version 7.6.5.

Wordfence blocked 5 attacks targeting this vulnerability in the past 24 hours.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug miniorange-login-openid (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 7.6.5, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 7.6.4
Patched Version
  • 7.6.5

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