WP Social Comments <= 1.7.3 - Missing Authorization via wpfc_allow_comments()

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2024-32689
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published April 17, 2024
Last Updated April 23, 2024
Researcher Friday


The WP Social Comments plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification of data due to a missing capability check on the wpfc_allow_comments() function in all versions up to, and including, 1.7.3. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level access and above, to turn on comments for posts.



Vulnerability Details for WP Social Comments

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug gs-facebook-comments (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.7.4, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.7.3
Patched Version
  • 1.7.4

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