Live Preview for Contact Form 7 <= 1.2.0 - Missing Authorization via update_option

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-47830
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published November 16, 2023
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher thiennv


The Live Preview for Contact Form 7 plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized plugin option update due to a missing capability check on the update_option function in versions up to, and including, 1.2.0. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber access or higher, to update the plugin's options.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug cf7-live-preview (view on
Patched? No
Remediation No known patch available. Please review the vulnerability's details in depth and employ mitigations based on your organization's risk tolerance. It may be best to uninstall the affected software and find a replacement.
Affected Version
  • <= 1.2.0

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