Smart Custom Fields <= 4.2.2 - Missing Authorization to Authenticated (Subscriber+) Post Content Disclosure

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2024-1995
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published March 19, 2024
Last Updated March 20, 2024
Researcher Lucio Sá


The Smart Custom Fields plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized access of data due to a missing capability check on the relational_posts_search() function in all versions up to, and including, 4.2.2. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscrber-level access and above, to retrieve post content that is password protected and/or private.



Vulnerability Details for Smart Custom Fields

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug smart-custom-fields (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 5.0.0, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 4.2.2
Patched Version
  • 5.0.0

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