Product Category Tree <= 2.5 - Missing Authorization

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-29173
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published July 5, 2023
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Friday


The Product Category Tree plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized use of functionality due to a missing capability check on one of its functions in versions up to, and including, 2.5. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to make use of this functionality.



Vulnerability Details for Product Category Tree

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug product-category-tree (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
  • <= 2.5

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