SportsPress – Sports Club & League Manager <= 2.7.17 - Missing Authorization to Unauthenticated Event Permalink Update

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2024-1178
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published March 4, 2024
Last Updated March 5, 2024
Researcher Francesco Carlucci


The SportsPress – Sports Club & League Manager plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification of data due to a missing capability check on the settings_save() function in all versions up to, and including, 2.7.17. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to update the permalink structure for the clubs



Vulnerability Details for SportsPress – Sports Club & League Manager

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug sportspress (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.7.18, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 2.7.17
Patched Version
  • 2.7.18

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