Rate my Post - WP Rating System <= 3.4.1 - Insecure Direct Object Reference

Authorization Bypass Through User-Controlled Key
CVE CVE-2023-49765
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published August 11, 2023
Last Updated December 8, 2023
Researcher Vladislav Pokrovsky (ΞX.MI) - Independent AppSec Researcher


The Rate my Post - WP Rating System plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Insecure Direct Object Reference in versions up to, and including, 3.4.1 due to missing validation on a user controlled key. This can allow users with publishing access to manipulate feedback and ratings.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug rate-my-post (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.4.2, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 3.4.2
Patched Version
  • 3.4.2

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