MainWP UpdraftPlus Extension <= 4.0.6 - Missing Authorization

Missing Authorization
CVSS 6.5 (Medium)
Publicly Published January 18, 2023
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Patchstack


The MainWP UpdraftPlus Extension for WordPress is vulnerable to authorization bypass due to a missing capability check when updating settings in versions up to, and including, 4.0.6. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to update the plugin's settings.



Vulnerability Details for MainWP UpdraftPlus Extension

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug mainwp-updraftplus-extension
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 4.0.7, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 4.0.6
Patched Version
  • 4.0.7

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