NEX-Forms – Ultimate Form Builder – Contact forms and much more <= 8.5.6 - Missing Authorization via set_read()

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2024-1130
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published January 31, 2024
Last Updated February 1, 2024
Researcher Francesco Carlucci


The NEX-Forms – Ultimate Form Builder – Contact forms and much more plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized access due to a missing capability check on the set_read() function in all versions up to, and including, 8.5.6. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level access and above, to mark records as read.



Vulnerability Details for NEX-Forms – Ultimate Form Builder – Contact forms and much more

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug nex-forms-express-wp-form-builder (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 8.5.7, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 8.5.6
Patched Version
  • 8.5.7

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