Spectra – WordPress Gutenberg Blocks <= 2.3.1 - Missing Authorization to Captcha Setting Update

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-23729
CVSS 5.4 (Medium)
Publicly Published January 23, 2023
Last Updated February 3, 2023
Researcher Dave Jong - Patchstack


The Spectra – WordPress Gutenberg Blocks plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to authorization bypass due to a missing capability check on the forms_recaptcha function in versions up to, and including, 2.3.1. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers with contributor-level permissions and above to modify the plugin's Captcha settings.



Vulnerability Details for Spectra – WordPress Gutenberg Blocks

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug ultimate-addons-for-gutenberg (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.3.2, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 2.3.1
Patched Version
  • 2.3.2

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