Awesome Support – WordPress HelpDesk & Support Plugin <= 6.1.7 - Missing Authorization via editor_html()

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2024-0596
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published February 9, 2024
Last Updated February 10, 2024
Researcher Krzysztof Zając - CERT PL


The Awesome Support – WordPress HelpDesk & Support Plugin plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized access of data due to a missing capability check on the editor_html() function in all versions up to, and including, 6.1.7. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level access and above, to view password protected and draft posts.



Vulnerability Details for Awesome Support – WordPress HelpDesk & Support Plugin

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug awesome-support (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 6.1.8, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 6.1.7
Patched Version
  • 6.1.8

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