Maintenance Page <= 1.0.8 - Security Mechanism Bypass via REST API

Improper Access Control
CVE CVE-2024-1462
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published February 21, 2024
Last Updated March 13, 2024
Researcher Francesco Carlucci


The Maintenance Page plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Basic Information Exposure in all versions up to, and including, 1.0.8 via the REST API. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to view post titles and content when the site is in maintenance mode.



Vulnerability Details for Maintenance Page

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug maintenance-page (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.0.9, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.0.8
Patched Version
  • 1.0.9

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