Element Pack Elementor Addons <= 5.4.11 - Missing Authorization via bdt_duplicate_as_draft

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2024-24840
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published February 2, 2024
Last Updated February 5, 2024
Researcher Abu Hurayra


The Element Pack Elementor Addons plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification of data due to a missing capability check on the 'bdt_duplicate_as_draft' function in versions up to, and including, 5.4.11. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with contributor-level access and above, to duplicate other user's posts and set their user as the author of the duplicated post.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug bdthemes-element-pack-lite (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 5.4.12, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 5.4.11
Patched Version
  • 5.4.12

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