Health Check & Troubleshooting <= 1.2.3 - Missing Authorization Checks

Missing Authorization
CVSS 8.8 (High)
Publicly Published January 25, 2018
Last Updated December 5, 2022
Researcher Julien Legras


The Health Check & Troubleshooting plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized execution of AJAX actions by subscriber level users and above in versions up to, and including 1.2.3. This is due to missing capability checks on the various functions hooked via AJAX actions in the plugin and can lead to attackers performing a variety of unauthorized actions.



Vulnerability Details for Health Check & Troubleshooting

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug health-check (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.2.4, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.2.3
Patched Version
  • 1.2.4

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