The Extended Post Status plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification of data due to a missing capability check on the wp_insert_post_data function in versions up to, and including, 1.0.19. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with contributor-level access and above, to set their own posts to the 'published' status via the extended post status metabox.
|Software Slug||extended-post-status (view on wordpress.org)|
|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.|
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