|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2018-1092|
|Date Published:||24 Oct 2018|
|Last Updated:||18 Nov 2018|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||WordPress GDPR Compliance Plugin prior to and including 1.42|
|Vulnerability Description||A privilege escalation vulnerability exist in WordPress GDPR Compliance Plugin. The vulnerability is due to a missing authorization at the "users_can_registr" action. A remote authenticated attacker may exploit this vulnerability to gain administrator privileges.|
This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update.For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: WordPress Enforcement Protection.
Attack Information: WordPress GDPR Compliance Plugin Privilege Escalation