ACF Front End Editor <= 2.0.2 - Missing Authorization to Authenticated (Subscriber+) Arbitrary Content Update

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2024-3072
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published April 29, 2024
Last Updated April 30, 2024
Researcher Francesco Carlucci


The ACF Front End Editor plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification of data due to a missing capability check on the update_texts() function in all versions up to, and including, 2.0.2. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level access and above, to update arbitrary post title, content, and ACF data.



Vulnerability Details for ACF Front End Editor

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug acf-front-end-editor (view on
Patched? No
Remediation No known patch available. Please review the vulnerability's details in depth and employ mitigations based on your organization's risk tolerance. It may be best to uninstall the affected software and find a replacement.
Affected Version
  • <= 2.0.2

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