Leyka <= 3.30.2 - Privilege Escalation via Admin Password Reset

Authorization Bypass Through User-Controlled Key
CVE CVE-2023-33327
CVSS 9.8 (Critical)
Publicly Published May 22, 2023
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Nguyen Anh Tien


The Leyka plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Privilege Escalation in versions up to, and including, 3.30.2. This allows donors users to gain administrator access by setting the passwords for an administrator account when initially setting their password.



Vulnerability Details for Leyka

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug leyka (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.30.3, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 3.30.2
Patched Version
  • 3.30.3

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