Astra Pro <= 4.3.1 - Authenticated(Contributor+) Remote Code Execution via Metabox

Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection')
CVE CVE-2023-49830
CVSS 8.8 (High)
Publicly Published December 5, 2023
Last Updated December 8, 2023
Researcher Rafie Muhammad - Patchstack


The Astra Pro Addon plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Remote Code Execution in all versions up to, and including, 4.3.1 via the ast-advanced-hook-php-code meta field. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with contributor access and above, to execute code on the server.



Vulnerability Details for Astra Pro Addon

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug astra-addon
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 4.3.2, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 4.3.1
Patched Version
  • 4.3.2

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