ProfileGrid – User Profiles, Memberships, Groups and Communities <= 5.0.3 - Missing Authorization to Information Exposure

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2022-36352
CVSS 5.4 (Medium)
Publicly Published October 27, 2022
Last Updated March 21, 2023
Researcher Lana Codes


The ProfileGrid – User Profiles, Memberships, Groups and Communities plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to authorization bypass due to a missing capability check when accessing messages in versions up to, and including, 5.0.3. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level permissions and above, to obtain access to arbitrary messages with read and edit capabilities.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug profilegrid-user-profiles-groups-and-communities (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 5.0.4, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 5.0.3
Patched Version
  • 5.0.4

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