Buddyboss Platform <= 2.5.91 - Insecure Directory Object Reference to Authenticated (Subscriber+) Comment on Private Post

Authorization Bypass Through User-Controlled Key
CVE CVE-2024-4886
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published May 15, 2024
Last Updated June 6, 2024
Researcher Faris Krivic


The Buddyboss Platform plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Insecure Direct Object Reference in all versions up to, and including, 2.5.91 via the new_activity_comment AJAX action due to missing validation on a user controlled key. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with Subscriber-level access and above, to make comments on private posts.



Vulnerability Details for Buddyboss Platform

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug buddyboss-platform
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.6.0, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 2.5.91
Patched Version
  • 2.6.0

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