Check Point Advisories

WordPress InfiniteWP Plugin Authentication Bypass

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-0105
Date Published: 11 Mar 2020
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 11 Mar 2020
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? WordPress InfiniteWP Plugin
Vulnerability Description An authentication bypass vulnerability exists in WordPress InfiniteWP plugin. This allows remote attackers to perform administrative actions without authentication.

Protection Overview

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.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the WordPress InfiniteWP Plugin Authentication Bypass protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  WordPress Enforcement Protection.
Attack Information:  WordPress InfiniteWP Plugin Authentication Bypass

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