Zero-day vulnerability in Related Posts

Improper access control

Not patched

Improper access control vulnerability in the plugin allowed attacker to inject malicious JavaScript code and redirect users to phishing websites.

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2019041201 - Improper access control in Yuzo Related Posts WordPress plugin

Vulnerable component: Related Posts


CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L/E:H/RL:U/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-284 - Improper Access Control


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to the website.

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions when processing HTTP requests. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted configuration to the affected application and inject arbitrary JavaScript code WordPress configuration.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable application.

Note: the vulnerability is being actively exploited i the wild.