Discovered 2/15/21, update issues 2/18/21.
User Profile Picture is a plugin designed to allow site owners to upload profile pictures for individual users. By default, WordPress will set a users profile picture to the associated Gravatar, if present, for any given email. This plugin makes it so that user profile pictures can be customized and can override the Gravatar associated with an email address.
One feature the plugin offered was the ability to add user profiles to a post using a Gutenberg block. When adding the block to a post, the plugin made a request for user data to retrieve the users profile picture and username for users with access to the Gutenberg editor in order to add the information to the block. To retrieve this information, the plugin registered the REST API route
/mpp/v2/get_users tied to the
Unfortunately, this REST API endpoint returned more information than was required for its functionality. This included password hashes, hashed user activation keys, usernames, emails, and other less sensitive information.
Full article: https://www.wordfence.com/blog/2021/03/medium-severity-vulnerability-patched-in-user-profile-picture-plugin