Better Notifications for WP <= 1.8.6 - Email Address Disclosure

Information Exposure
CVE CVE-2022-0345
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published January 31, 2022
Last Updated January 30, 2023
Researcher Krzysztof Zając


The Customize WordPress Emails and Alerts WordPress plugin before 1.8.7 does not have authorisation and CSRF check in its bnfw_search_users AJAX action, allowing any authenticated users to call it and query for user e-mail prefixes (finding the first letter, then the second one, then the third one etc.).



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug bnfw (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.8.7, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 1.8.7
Patched Version
  • 1.8.7

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