Back In Stock Notifier for WooCommerce | WooCommerce Waitlist Pro <= 5.3.1 - Unauthenticated Arbitrary Shortcode Execution

Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection')
CVE CVE-2024-4038
CVSS 6.5 (Medium)
Publicly Published May 7, 2024
Last Updated May 9, 2024
Researcher stealthcopter


The The Back In Stock Notifier for WooCommerce | WooCommerce Waitlist Pro plugin for WordPress for WordPress is vulnerable to arbitrary shortcode execution in all versions up to, and including, 5.3.1. This is due to the plugin for WordPress allowing users to execute an action that does not properly validate a value before running do_shortcode. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to execute arbitrary shortcodes.



Vulnerability Details for Back In Stock Notifier for WooCommerce | WooCommerce Waitlist Pro

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug back-in-stock-notifier-for-woocommerce (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 5.3.2, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 5.3.1
Patched Version
  • 5.3.2

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