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vulnerability CVE-2014-1889

WordPress Buddypress: privilege escalation

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can use groups of WordPress Buddypress, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted products: WordPress Plugins.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 13/02/2014.
Identifiers: BID-65554, CVE-2014-1889, VIGILANCE-VUL-14255.

Description of the vulnerability

The Buddypress plugin can be installed on WordPress.

However, creating groups does not require any privilege.

An attacker can therefore use groups of WordPress Buddypress, in order to escalate his privileges.
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