Easy Social Feed <= 6.5.1 - Missing Authorization via hide_free_sidebar()

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-48740
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published November 23, 2023
Last Updated November 27, 2023
Researcher Abdi Pranata


The Easy Social Feed plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification of data due to a missing capability check on the hide_free_sidebar() function in versions up to, and including, 6.5.1. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level access and above, to dismiss a sidebar notification.



Vulnerability Details for Easy Social Feed – Social Photos Gallery – Post Feed – Like Box

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug easy-facebook-likebox (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 6.5.2, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 6.5.1
Patched Version
  • 6.5.2

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