Customer Reviews for WooCommerce <= 5.3.5 - Sensitive Data Exposure

Improper Authorization
CVE CVE-2022-40194
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published September 22, 2022
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Muhammad Daffa - Patchstack Alliance


The Customer Reviews for WooCommerce plugin contains several AJAX actions that are not protected by capability or nonce checks in versions up to, and including, 5.3.5. This allows authenticated users, such as subscribers, to perform actions that should be restricted to administrators, such as exporting sensitive data including unpublished reviews.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug customer-reviews-woocommerce (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 5.3.6, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 5.3.5
Patched Version
  • 5.3.6

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