The Comments Like Dislike WordPress plugin before 1.1.4 allows users to like/dislike posted comments, however does not prevent them from replaying the AJAX request to add a like. This allows any user (even unauthenticated) to add unlimited like/dislike to any comment. The plugin appears to have some Restriction modes, such as Cookie Restriction, IP Restrictions, Logged In User Restriction, however, they do not prevent such attack as they only check client side
Published 2021-06-21 20:15:09
Updated 2021-09-20 17:11:39
Source WPScan
View at NVD,   CVE.org

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-24379

0.18%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 54 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-24379

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
10.0
2.9
NIST
5.3
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N
3.9
1.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2021-24379

  • The product performs an authorization check when an actor attempts to access a resource or perform an action, but it does not correctly perform the check. This allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.
    Assigned by:
    • contact@wpscan.com (Primary)
    • nvd@nist.gov (Secondary)

References for CVE-2021-24379

Products affected by CVE-2021-24379

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