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Vulnerability of WordPress Disable Comments: Cross Site Request Forgery

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Request Forgery of WordPress Disable Comments, in order to force the victim to perform operations.
Vulnerable products: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 01/04/2014.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2014-2550, VIGILANCE-VUL-14508.

Description of the vulnerability 

The Disable Comments plugin can be installed on WordPress.

However, the origin of queries is not checked. They can for example originate from an image included in an HTML document.

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Request Forgery of WordPress Disable Comments, in order to force the victim to perform operations.
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This computer threat impacts software or systems such as WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet client.

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a technician ability can exploit this cybersecurity weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

WordPress Disable Comments: version 1.0.4.
The version 1.0.4 is fixed:
  http://wordpress.org/plugins/disable-comments/
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