|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2021-0368|
|Date Published:||2 Aug 2021|
|Last Updated:||2 Aug 2021|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||WordPress BuddyPress Plugin 5.0.0 to 7.2.1|
|Vulnerability Description||A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in WordPress BuddyPress Plugin. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to the affected system.|
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 BuddyPress Plugin Privilege Escalation (CVE-2021-21389)