WordPress <= 4.5.2 - BYPASS #2

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Software
WordPress
Versions
<= 4.5.2
Disclosure date
2016-06-23
CVE
CVE-2016-5838
References
Credits
Classification
Bypass Vulnerability
OWASP Top 10

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Details

This vulnerability allows an attacker to bypass intended password-change restrictions by leveraging knowledge of a cookie. Related records: http://db.threatpress.com/vulnerability/wordpress/wordpress-4-5-2-bypass http://db.threatpress.com/vulnerability/wordpress/wordpress-4-5-2-bypass-2 http://db.threatpress.com/vulnerability/wordpress/wordpress-4-5-2-bypass-3

Solution

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