Web3 – Crypto wallet Login & NFT token gating <= 2.6.0 - Authentication Bypass

Authentication Bypass Using an Alternate Path or Channel
CVE CVE-2023-3249
CVSS 9.8 (Critical)
Publicly Published June 29, 2023
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher István Márton - Wordfence


The Web3 – Crypto wallet Login & NFT token gating plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to authentication bypass in versions up to, and including, 2.6.0. This is due to incorrect authentication checking in the 'hidden_form_data' function. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers to log in as any existing user on the site, such as an administrator, if they have access to the username.



Vulnerability Details for Web3 – Crypto wallet Login & NFT token gating

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug web3-authentication (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.7.0, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 2.6.0
Patched Version
  • 2.7.0

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