Thumbs Rating <= 4.1.0 - Race Condition

Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition')
CVE CVE-2022-45809
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published April 28, 2023
Last Updated May 1, 2023
Researcher thiennv


The Thumbs Rating plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to a race condition in versions up to, and including, 4.1.0. This is due to insufficient controls on resources being executed concurrently. The impact of this vulnerability is unknown, however, it may be possible to lose integrity of a post's votes if too many requests are made concurrently.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug thumbs-rating (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
  • <= 4.1.0

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