WiserNotify Social Proof <= 2.5 - Missing Authorization

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-41690
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published September 4, 2023
Last Updated September 8, 2023
Researcher Abdi Pranata


The WiserNotify Social Proof plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification of data due to a missing capability check on the varify_api() function hooked via an AJAX action in versions up to, and including, 2.5. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to trigger API verification.



Vulnerability Details for WiserNotify Social Proof & FOMO Notification, WooCommerce Sales Popup, Review Popups, Notification Bars & Urgency Widgets

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wiser-notify (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.6, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 2.5
Patched Version
  • 2.6

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