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Vulnerability of WordPress virim: privilege escalation

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions of WordPress virim, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable products: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 21/05/2019.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2019-12240, VIGILANCE-VUL-29370.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions of WordPress virim, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This cybersecurity threat impacts software or systems such as WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer threat note is medium.

The trust level is of type unique source, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security threat.

Solutions for this threat 

WordPress virim: workaround.
A workaround is to disable virim.
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