Last Updated on 09/08/2020 by OTC
The administrative dashboard in WordPress is a pretty safe place: Only elevated users can access it. Exploiting a plugin’s admin panel would serve very little purpose here — an administrator already has the required permissions to do all of the actions a vulnerability could cause.
While this is usually true, there are a number of techniques bad actors are using to trick an administrator into performing actions they would not expect, such as Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF) or Clickjacking attacks.
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