Cookie Information | Free GDPR Consent Solution <= 2.0.22 - Authenticated (Subscriber+) Arbitrary Options Update

8.8
Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-6700
CVSS 8.8 (High)
Publicly Published January 29, 2024
Last Updated February 5, 2024
Researcher Lucio Sá

Description

The Cookie Information | Free GDPR Consent Solution plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to arbitrary option updates due to a missing capability check on its AJAX request handler in versions up to, and including, 2.0.22. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level access or higher, to edit arbitrary site options which can be used to create administrator accounts.

Wordfence blocked 474 attacks targeting this vulnerability in the past 24 hours.

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1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wp-gdpr-compliance (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.0.23, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 2.0.22
Patched Version
  • 2.0.23

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