MStore API <= 2.1.5 - Authentication Bypass

Authentication Bypass Using an Alternate Path or Channel
CVE CVE-2020-36713
CVSS 9.8 (Critical)
Publicly Published March 11, 2020
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Jerome Bruandet - NinTechNet


The MStore API plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to authentication bypass in versions up to, and including, 2.1.5. This is due to unrestricted access to the 'register' and 'update_user_profile' routes. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to create new administrator accounts, delete existing administrator accounts, or escalate privileges on any account.



Vulnerability Details for MStore API – Create Native Android & iOS Apps On The Cloud

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug mstore-api (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.1.6, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 2.1.6
Patched Version
  • 2.1.6

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