Directorist <= 7.8.4 - Missing Authorization to Unauthenticated Settings Change

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2024-1322
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published February 12, 2024
Last Updated February 20, 2024
Researcher Lucio Sá


The Directorist – WordPress Business Directory Plugin with Classified Ads Listings plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification of data due to a missing capability check on the 'setup_wizard' function in all versions up to, and including, 7.8.4. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to recreate default pages and enable or disable monetization and change map provider.



Vulnerability Details for Directorist – WordPress Business Directory Plugin with Classified Ads Listings

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug directorist (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 7.8.5, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 7.8.4
Patched Version
  • 7.8.5

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