WordPress MainWP Links Manager Extension Plugin <= 2.1 is vulnerable to Privilege Escalation

Patch priority: high
Resolve immediately High priority
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8.1
High severity CVSS 3.1 score

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Solution

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Dave Jong (Patchstack) discovered and reported this Privilege Escalation vulnerability in WordPress MainWP Links Manager Extension Plugin. This could allow a malicious actor to escalate their low privileged account to something with higher privileges. After this they could take full control of the website if high privileges are gained. This vulnerability has not been known to be fixed yet.

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