Profile Builder <= 3.10.7 - Insecure Direct Object Reference to Sensitive Information Exposure via user_meta Shortcode

Authorization Bypass Through User-Controlled Key
CVE CVE-2023-6504
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published January 5, 2024
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Francesco Carlucci


The User Profile Builder – Beautiful User Registration Forms, User Profiles & User Role Editor plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized access of data due to a missing capability check on the wppb_toolbox_usermeta_handler function in all versions up to, and including, 3.10.7. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with contributor-level access and above, to expose sensitive information within user metadata.



Vulnerability Details for User Profile Builder – Beautiful User Registration Forms, User Profiles & User Role Editor

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug profile-builder (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.10.8, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 3.10.6
Patched Version
  • 3.10.8

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