WPLMS Learning Management System for WordPress, WordPress LMS <= - Privilege Escalation

Improper Privilege Management
CVSS 8.8 (High)
Publicly Published February 8, 2015
Last Updated December 5, 2022
Researcher Evex - Evex


The WPLMS theme for WordPress is vulnerable to Privilege Escalation in versions 1.5.2 to via the 'wp_ajax_import_data' AJAX action. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers to change otherwise restricted settings and potentially create a new accessible admin account.



1 affected software package

Software Type Theme
Software Slug wplms
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.9, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <=
Patched Version
  • 1.9

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