Rating Widget Plugin < 2.9.0 - Sensitive Information Disclosure

Information Exposure
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published October 30, 2017
Last Updated January 23, 2023
Researcher Mallory Adams - DXW Security


The Rating Widget plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Sensitive Data Exposure in versions up to, and including, 2.8 via the 'rwdbg' parameter. This can allow unauthenticated attackers to extract sensitive data including usernames, paths, and themes of the plugins.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug rating-widget (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.9.0, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 2.9.0
Patched Version
  • 2.9.0

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