Groundhogg <= - Missing Authorization to Admin Account and Ticket Creation

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-2715
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published May 19, 2023
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher István Márton - Wordfence


The Groundhogg plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification of data due to a missing capability check on the 'submit_ticket' function in versions up to, and including, This makes it possible for authenticated attackers to create a support ticket that sends the website's data to the plugin developer, and it is also possible to create an admin access with an auto login link that is also sent to the plugin developer with the ticket. It only works if the plugin is activated with a valid license.



Vulnerability Details for WordPress CRM, Email & Marketing Automation for WordPress | Award Winner — Groundhogg

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug groundhogg (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.7.10, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <=
Patched Version
  • 2.7.10

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