W3SPEEDSTER <= 7.19 - Cross-Site Request Forgery via launch

4.3
Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
CVE CVE-2024-24708
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published January 31, 2024
Last Updated February 5, 2024
Researcher Nguyen Xuan Chien

Description

The W3SPEEDSTER plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Cross-Site Request Forgery in all versions up to, and including, 7.19. This is due to missing or incorrect nonce validation on the 'launch' function. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to modify 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.

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1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug w3speedster-wp (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
  • <= 7.19

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