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vulnerability bulletin 24993

WordPress Download Manager: Cross Site Request Forgery

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Request Forgery of WordPress Download Manager, in order to force the victim to perform operations.
Impacted products: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 10/01/2018.
Identifiers: VIGILANCE-VUL-24993.

Description of the vulnerability

The Download Manager 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 Download Manager, in order to force the victim to perform operations.
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