Simple Org Chart <= 2.3.4 - Missing Authorization

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-40603
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published August 17, 2023
Last Updated August 21, 2023
Researcher Abdi Pranata


The Simple Org Chart plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification of data due to a missing capability check on the myajax() function in versions up to, and including, 2.3.4. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to invoke the function and update the plugin's tree option.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug simple-org-chart (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
  • <= 2.3.4

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