Easing Slider <= 3.0.8 - Missing Authorization to Unauthenticated Settings Reset

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-30490
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published May 16, 2023
Last Updated May 19, 2023
Researcher Dave Jong - Patchstack


The Easing Slider plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification of data due to a missing capability check on the resetSettings() function in versions up to, and including, 3.0.8. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to reset the plugin's settings.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug easing-slider (view on wordpress.org)
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
  • <= 3.0.8

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