Dokan <=3.7.19 - Authenticated(Shop Manager+) PHP Object Injection via create_dummy_vendor

Deserialization of Untrusted Data
CVE CVE-2023-34382
CVSS 6.6 (Medium)
Publicly Published June 7, 2023
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Theodoros Malachias


The Dokan plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to PHP Object Injection in versions up to, and including, 3.7.19 via deserialization of untrusted input via the 'create_dummy_vendor' function called by the 'import' REST API endpoint. This allows authenticated attackers with Shop Manager privileges or above to inject a PHP Object. No POP chain is known to be present in the vulnerable plugin. If a POP chain is present via an additional plugin or theme installed on the target system, it could allow the attacker to delete arbitrary files, retrieve sensitive data, or execute code.



Vulnerability Details for Dokan – Powerful WooCommerce Multivendor Marketplace Solution – Build Your Own Amazon, eBay, Etsy

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug dokan-lite (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.7.20, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 3.7.20
Patched Version
  • 3.7.20

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