HappyFiles Pro <= 1.8.1 - Missing Authorization

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-25445
CVSS 6.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published March 29, 2023
Last Updated April 3, 2023
Researcher Dave Jong - Patchstack


The HappyFiles Pro plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized access of data, modification of data, and loss of data due to missing capability checks on several functions in versions up to, and including, 1.8.1. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level access and above, to perform unknown actions.

Wordfence blocked 161 attacks targeting this vulnerability in the past 24 hours.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug happyfiles-pro
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.8.2, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.8.1
Patched Version
  • 1.8.2

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