Headline Analyzer <= 1.3.1 - Missing Authorization via REST APIs

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-46195
CVSS 6.5 (Medium)
Publicly Published October 18, 2023
Last Updated November 22, 2023
Researcher Mika


The Headline Analyzer plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification of data due to missing capability checks on several functions called via REST API endpoints in versions up to, and including, 1.3.1. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to retrieve and update headline post data as well as disconnect and connect an account for the plugin.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug headline-analyzer (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.3.2, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.3.1
Patched Version
  • 1.3.2

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