JS Job Manager < 1.1.9 - Arbitrary Plugin Installation/Activation

Missing Authorization
CVSS 9.1 (Critical)
Publicly Published September 30, 2021
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher spacehen


The JS Job Manager plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to authorization bypass due to a missing capability check on the jsjobs_ajax function in versions before 1.1.9. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to arbitrarily install and activate plugins.



Vulnerability Details for JS Job Manager

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug js-jobs (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.1.9, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 1.1.9
Patched Version
  • 1.1.9

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