WP Copy Protection & No Right Click <= 3.1.4 - Missing Authorization to Arbitrary Plugin Installation/Activation

Improper Authorization
CVE CVE-2021-24188
CVSS 8.8 (High)
Publicly Published April 22, 2021
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Bugbang


Low privileged users can use the AJAX action 'cp_plugins_do_button_job_later_callback' in the WP Content Copy Protection & No Right Click WordPress plugin before 3.1.5, to install any plugin (including a specific version) from the WordPress repository, as well as activate arbitrary plugin from then blog, which helps attackers install vulnerable plugins and could lead to more critical vulnerabilities like RCE.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wp-content-copy-protector (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.1.5, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 3.1.5
Patched Version
  • 3.1.5

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