Ninja Forms <= 3.6.25 - Missing Authorization to Contributor+ Form Submission Export

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-38386
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published July 25, 2023
Last Updated July 27, 2023
Researcher Rafie Muhammad - Patchstack


The Ninja Forms plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized access of data due to a missing capability check on the export_listen() function in versions up to, and including, 3.6.25. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with contributor-level access and above, to export form submissions via a properly crafted request.



Vulnerability Details for Ninja Forms – The Contact Form Builder That Grows With You

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug ninja-forms (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.6.26, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 3.6.25
Patched Version
  • 3.6.26

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