GMAce <= 1.5.2 - Cross-Site Request Forgery via gmace_manager_client

Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
CVE CVE-2023-23861
CVSS 8.1 (High)
Publicly Published February 23, 2023
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Mika


The GMAce plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Cross-Site Request Forgery in versions up to, and including, 1.5.2. This is due to missing or incorrect nonce validation on the 'gmace_manager_client' AJAX function. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to perform file manager tasks via a forged request granted they can trick a site administrator into performing an action such as clicking on a link.



Vulnerability Details for GMAce

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug gmace (view on
Patched? No
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.
Affected Version
  • <= 1.5.2

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