Fatal Error Notify <= 1.5.2 - Missing Authorization to Test Error Email Sending

4.3
Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-7202
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published January 30, 2024
Last Updated February 5, 2024
Researcher Dmitrii Ignatyev - CleanTalk Inc

Description

The Fatal Error Notify plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification of data due to a missing capability check on the test_error AJAX action in all versions up to, and including, 1.5.2. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level access and above, to send test error emails to the administrator email address without restriction.

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1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug fatal-error-notify (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.5.3, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.5.2
Patched Version
  • 1.5.3

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