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PieRegister Wordpress plugin - Open Redirect

Credit

This vulnerability has been discovered and reported by Carl Clegg (carl(at)cjc(dot)im)

Timeline

Product

PieRegister is a Wordpress plugin that creates registration pages and forms for Wordpress sites.

Versions Affected

PieRegister <= 2.0.21

Risk / Severity Rating

CVSS v2: 5.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Description and Impact

An Open Redirect has been found in Pie Register that would allow for the redirection from a site to a potentially malicious page under the control of a third party.

Proof of Concept

By altering the redirect_to parameter the redirect occurs

http://wordpresshost/?piereg_logout_url=true&redirect_to=https://example.com

Solution

Disable the plugin until an upgrade is available

References

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