Owl Carousel <= 0.5.3 - Missing Authorization via save_paramter.php

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2022-44578
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published March 22, 2023
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher thiennv


The Owl Carousel plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized plugin settings update due to a missing capability check in the file /save_parameter.php in versions up to, and including, 0.5.3. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to update plugin settings.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug owl-carousel (view on wordpress.org)
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
  • <= 0.5.3

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