Advanced Custom Fields <= 6.0.2 - Authenticated (Contributor+) Information Disclosure

Information Exposure
CVE CVE-2022-40696
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published October 18, 2022
Last Updated January 18, 2023
Researcher Juan Hoffmann


The Advanced Custom Fields plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Sensitive Data Exposure in versions up to, and including, 6.0.2. While the ACF shortcode ensures that the ACF data being accessed is valid data that has been entered into ACF fields, it may be possible with certain site configurations, that contributor-level users may extract sensitive user or configuration data.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug advanced-custom-fields (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 6.0.3, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 6.0.2
Patched Version
  • 6.0.3

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