Health Check & Troubleshooting <= 1.5.1 - Cross-Site Request Forgery via health_check_troubleshoot_get_captures

Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
CVE CVE-2022-47161
CVSS 6.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published March 31, 2023
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Muhammad Daffa


The Health Check & Troubleshooting plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Cross-Site Request Forgery in versions up to, and including, 1.5.1. This is due to missing or incorrect nonce validation on the health_check_troubleshoot_get_captures function. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to enable or disable plugins and themes, dismiss notices, or disable troubleshooting mode when the site is in troubleshooting mode via a forged request granted they can trick a site administrator into performing an action such as clicking on a link.



Vulnerability Details for Health Check & Troubleshooting

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug health-check (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.6.0, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.5.1
Patched Version
  • 1.6.0

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