Duplicate Post Page Menu & Custom Post Type <= 2.3.1 - Missing Authorization to Post Duplication

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-4792
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published September 6, 2023
Last Updated September 7, 2023
Researcher Marco Wotschka


The Duplicate Post Page Menu & Custom Post Type plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized page and post duplication due to a missing capability check on the duplicate_ppmc_post_as_draft function in versions up to, and including, 2.3.1. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers with subscriber access or higher to duplicate posts and pages.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug duplicate-post-page-menu-custom-post-type (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.4.0, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 2.3.1
Patched Version
  • 2.4.0

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