Simple Giveaways <= 2.46.0 - Missing Authorization via AJAX actions

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-23893
CVSS 6.5 (Medium)
Publicly Published July 4, 2023
Last Updated July 27, 2023
Researcher Nguyen Anh Tien


The Simple Giveaways plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized actions due to a missing capability check on several AJAX actions in versions up to, and including, 2.46.0. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to perform unauthorized actions allowing them to see available giveaways, save plugin settings, end giveaways and select winners among other things.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug giveasap (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.46.1, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 2.46.0
Patched Version
  • 2.46.1

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