Check Point Advisories

WordPress Booster for WooCommerce Plugin Authentication Bypass (CVE-2021-34646)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2021-2168
Date Published: 29 May 2024
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Wednesday 29 May, 2024
Industry Reference:CVE-2021-34646
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? WordPress Booster for WooCommerce plugin 5.4.3 and prior
Vulnerability Description An authentication bypass vulnerability exists in WordPress Booster for WooCommerce plugin. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow remote attackers to gain unauthorized access into the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the WordPress Booster for WooCommerce Plugin Authentication Bypass (CVE-2021-34646) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  WordPress Enforcement Protection.
Attack Information:  WordPress Booster for WooCommerce Plugin Authentication Bypass (CVE-2021-34646)

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