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WordPress Tooltipy: Cross Site Request Forgery
Synthesis of the vulnerability
An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Request Forgery of WordPress Tooltipy, in order to force the victim to perform operations.
Vulnerable products: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Consequences of a hack: user access/rights.
Hacker's origin: internet client.
Creation date: 13/06/2018.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2018-1000505, VIGILANCE-VUL-26406.
Description of the vulnerability
The Tooltipy 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 Tooltipy, in order to force the victim to perform operations.
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