WIP Custom Login <= 1.2.7 - Missing Authorization

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2022-42884
CVSS 6.5 (Medium)
Publicly Published October 24, 2022
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher István Márton - Wordfence


The WIP Custom Login plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to authorization bypass due to a missing capability and nonce check on several the wip_custom_login_backup_reset action in versions up to, and including, 1.2.7. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level permissions and above, to invoke the function to reset the plugin's back-up.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wip-custom-login (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.2.8, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.2.7
Patched Version
  • 1.2.8

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