Directorist – WordPress Business Directory Plugin with Classified Ads Listings <= 7.2.3 - Missing Authorization

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2022-2377
CVSS 6.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published July 26, 2022
Last Updated January 19, 2023
Researcher Krzysztof Zając


The Directorist – WordPress Business Directory Plugin with Classified Ads Listings plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to authorization bypass due to a missing capability check on the send_announcement() function in versions up to, and including, 7.2.3. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers with subscriber level permissions to send arbitrary emails from the vulnerable WordPress site.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug directorist (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 7.3.0, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 7.2.3
Patched Version
  • 7.3.0

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