wpCentral <= 1.5.0 - Improper Access Control to Privilege Escalation

Improper Privilege Management
CVE CVE-2020-9043
CVSS 9.8 (Critical)
Publicly Published February 17, 2020
Last Updated December 5, 2022
Researcher Chloe Chamberland - Wordfence


The wpCentral plugin before 1.5.1 for WordPress allows disclosure of the connection key which makes it possible for an unauthenticated user to log-in to a vulnerable site as an administrator.



Vulnerability Details for wpCentral

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wp-central (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.5.1, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.5.0
Patched Version
  • 1.5.1

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