Real Estate Manager <= 7.2 - Arbitrary Usermeta Update to Authenticated (Subscriber+) Privilege Escalation

Improper Privilege Management
CVE CVE-2023-4239
CVSS 8.8 (High)
Publicly Published August 8, 2023
Last Updated April 5, 2024
Researcher István Márton - Wordfence


The Real Estate Manager plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to privilege escalation in versions up to, and including, 7.2 due to insufficient restriction on the 'rem_save_profile_front' function. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with minimal permissions such as a subscriber, to modify their user role by supplying the 'wp_capabilities' parameter during a profile update.



Vulnerability Details for Real Estate Manager – Property Listing and Agent Management

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug real-estate-manager (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
  • <= 7.2

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