Delete Custom Fields <= 0.3.1 - Cross-Site Request Forgery to Post Meta Deletion

Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
CVE CVE-2024-0613
CVSS 6.1 (Medium)
Publicly Published April 15, 2024
Last Updated May 2, 2024
Researcher Francesco Carlucci


The Delete Custom Fields plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Cross-Site Request Forgery in all versions up to, and including, 0.3.1. This is due to missing or incorrect nonce validation on the ajax_delete_field() function. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to delete arbitrary post meta data via a forged request granted they can trick a site administrator into performing an action such as clicking on a link.



Vulnerability Details for Delete Custom Fields

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug delete-custom-fields (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
  • <= 0.3.1

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