Zero-day vulnerability in The Plus Addons for Elementor Page Builder

Improper Authentication
CVE-2021-24175

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2021030913 - Authentication bypass in The Plus Addons for Elementor for WordPress

Vulnerable component: The Plus Addons for Elementor Page Builder

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-24175

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-287 - Improper Authentication

Description:

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication process.

The vulnerability exists due to an error in when processing authentication requests. A remote attacker can bypass authentication process and gain administrative access to the application.

Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

External links:

https://www.wordfence.com/blog/2021/03/critical-0-day-in-the-plus-addons-for-elementor-allows-site-takeover/