WP Post Author – Enhance Your Posts with the Author Bio, Co-Authors, Guest Authors, and Post Rating System, including User Registration Form Builder <= 3.6.4 - Missing Authorization to Rating Manipulation

4.3
Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2024-34387
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published May 6, 2024
Last Updated May 28, 2024
Researcher Kyle Sanchez

Description

The WP Post Author – Enhance Your Posts with the Author Bio, Co-Authors, Guest Authors, and Post Rating System, including User Registration Form Builder plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized access due to a missing capability check on a function in all versions up to, and including, 3.6.4. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level access and above, to manipulate ratings.

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Vulnerability Details for Enhance Your Posts with the WP Post Author Box, Co-Authors, Guest Authors, and Post Rating System, including Registration Form Builder

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wp-post-author (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.6.5, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 3.6.4
Patched Version
  • 3.6.5

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