Events Made Easy <= 2.3.16 - Missing Authorization

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-0404
CVSS 5.4 (Medium)
Publicly Published December 23, 2022
Last Updated February 3, 2023
Researcher Marco Wotschka


The Events Made Easy plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to authorization bypass due to a missing capability check on several functions related to AJAX actions in versions up to, and including, 2.3.16. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level permissions and above, to invoke those functions intended for administrator use. While the plugin is still pending review from the WordPress repository, site owners can download a copy of the patched version directly from the developer's Github at



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug events-made-easy (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.3.17, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 2.3.16
Patched Version
  • 2.3.17

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