HM Multiple Roles <= 1.2 - Privilege Escalation via Arbitrary Role Change

Improper Privilege Management
CVE CVE-2021-24602
CVSS 8.8 (High)
Publicly Published July 20, 2021
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher clemorphy


The HM Multiple Roles WordPress plugin before 1.3 does not have any access control to prevent low privilege users to set themselves as admin via their profile page



Vulnerability Details for HM Multiple Roles

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug hm-multiple-roles (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.3, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.2
Patched Version
  • 1.3

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