Mega Addons For WPBakery Page Builder <= 4.2.7 - Authenticated (Subscriber+) Settings Update

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2022-4501
CVSS 7.1 (High)
Publicly Published December 14, 2022
Last Updated December 23, 2022
Researcher Marco Wotschka - Wordfence


The Mega Addons plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to authorization bypass due to a missing capability check on the vc_saving_data function in versions up to, and including, 4.2.7. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level permissions and above, to update the plugin's settings.



Vulnerability Details for Mega Addons For WPBakery Page Builder

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug mega-addons-for-visual-composer (view on
Patched? No
Remediation No known patch available. Please review the vulnerability's details in depth and employ mitigations based on your organization's risk tolerance. It may be best to uninstall the affected software and find a replacement.
Affected Version
  • <= 4.2.7

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