The GDPR Cookie Consent plugin assists users in making your website GDPR
“The save_contentdata method allows the administrator to save the GDPR cookie notice to the database as a page post type” wrote NinTechNet.
The WordPress plugin is developed by WebToffee that addressed the flaw with the release of version 1.8.3, less than a week after the disclosure of the issues. The vulnerabilities affect version 1.8.2 and earlier.
The security firm
“Because the AJAX endpoint was intended to only be accessible to administrators, the vulnerability allows subscriber-level users to perform a number of actions that can compromise the site’s security.” states WordFence.
Giving a look at the download history of the plugin we can see that no more than 82,000 users have installed the latest version of the plugin, this means that more than 600K installations are still vulnerable.
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Security experts at WordFence recently reported that over 200K WordPress sites are exposed to attacks due to a high severity cross-site request forgery (CSRF) bug (CVE-2020-8417) in Code Snippets.
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