Themeflection Numbers <= 1.8.1 - Authenticated(Subscriber+) Privilege Escalation via tf_numb_save_licenses

8.8
Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-0889
CVSS 8.8 (High)
Publicly Published March 27, 2023
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher dc11

Description

The Themeflection Numbers plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized data modification due to a missing capability check on the tf_numb_save_licenses function in versions up to, and including, 1.8.1. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers with subscriber-level capabilities to update arbitrary site options, which can lead to privilege escalation. Version 2.0.0 introduced a partial patch which prevented privilege escalation but still potentially allowed data modification.

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Vulnerability Details for Themeflection Numbers – Number Counter and Animated Numbers

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug tf-numbers-number-counter-animaton (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.0.1, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.8.1
Patched Version
  • 2.0.1

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