Dashicons + Custom Post Types <= 1.0.2 - Missing Authorization

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-22674
CVSS 8.8 (High)
Publicly Published January 13, 2023
Last Updated January 18, 2023
Researcher Lana Codes


The Dashicons + Custom Post Types plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to authorization bypass due to a missing capability check on an unknown function in versions up to, and including, 1.0.2. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level permissions and above, to invoke this function intended for higher-privileged users.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug dashicons-cpt (view on wordpress.org)
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
  • <= 1.0.2

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