Add Local Avatar <= 12.1 - Cross-Site Request Forgery via manage_avatar_cache

Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
CVE CVE-2023-47650
CVSS 5.4 (Medium)
Publicly Published November 7, 2023
Last Updated November 10, 2023
Researcher LEE SE HYOUNG


The Add Local Avatar plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Cross-Site Request Forgery in versions up to, and including, 12.1. This is due to missing or incorrect nonce validation on the manage_avatar_cache function. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to manage avatars on the site via a forged request granted they can trick a site administrator into performing an action such as clicking on a link.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug add-local-avatar (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
  • <= 12.1

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