Spam protection, AntiSpam, FireWall by CleanTalk <= 6.10 - Missing Authorization

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-33996
CVSS 6.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published June 22, 2023
Last Updated September 5, 2023
Researcher Rafshanzani Suhada


The Spam protection, AntiSpam, FireWall by CleanTalk plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized access and modification of data due to a missing capability check on several functions along with nonce disclosure in versions up to, and including, 6.10. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level access and above, to modify/export/import templates and trash/spam/modify comments among some other actions.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug cleantalk-spam-protect (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 6.11, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 6.10
Patched Version
  • 6.11

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