WordPress Header Builder Plugin – Pearl <= 1.3.7 - Missing Authorization to Unauthenticated Arbitrary Site Options Deletion

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2024-5468
CVSS 6.5 (Medium)
Publicly Published June 11, 2024
Last Updated June 12, 2024
Researcher Lucio Sá


The WordPress Header Builder Plugin – Pearl plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized site option deletion due to a missing validation and capability checks on the stm_hb_delete() function in all versions up to, and including, 1.3.7. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to delete arbitrary options that can be used to perform a denial of service attack on a site.



Vulnerability Details for WordPress Header Builder Plugin – Pearl

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug pearl-header-builder (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.3.8, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.3.7
Patched Version
  • 1.3.8

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