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Vulnerability of WordPress Like Button Rating: privilege escalation

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions of WordPress Like Button Rating, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable products: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 11/04/2018.
Références of this bulletin: VIGILANCE-VUL-25836.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions of WordPress Like Button Rating, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This computer vulnerability impacts software or systems such as WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness bulletin 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 weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

WordPress Like Button Rating: version 2.5.4.
The version 2.5.4 is fixed:
  https://wordpress.org/plugins/likebtn-like-button/
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