Headless CMS <= 2.0.3 - Missing Authorization

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-34186
CVSS 6.5 (Medium)
Publicly Published May 30, 2023
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Yuki Haruma - Tokyo Denki University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Information and Communication Engineering, Cryptography Laboratory


The Headless CMS plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized use of functionality due to a missing capability check in versions up to, and including, 2.0.3. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to utilize this functionality reserved for admin users.



Vulnerability Details for Headless CMS

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug headless-cms (view on wordpress.org)
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
  • <= 2.0.3

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