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Ultimate Member Plugin up to 2.1.2 on WordPress class-files.php user_id privilege escalation

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A vulnerability was found in Ultimate Member Plugin up to 2.1.2 on WordPress (WordPress Plugin). It has been classified as critical. Affected is an unknown function of the file includes/core/class-files.php. The manipulation of the argument user_id as part of a Parameter leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-269. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 01/13/2020 (GitHub Repository). The advisory is shared for download at github.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2020-6859. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 01/14/2020).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.8

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.8
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Class: Privilege escalation (CWE-269)
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01/13/2020 Advisory disclosed
01/14/2020 +1 days VulDB entry created
01/14/2020 +0 days VulDB last updateAdvisory: github.com
Status: Unconfirmed

CVE: CVE-2020-6859 (πŸ”’)

Created: 01/14/2020 08:23 AM
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