Category Slider for WooCommerce <= 1.4.15 - Missing Authorization via notice dismissal functionality

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-41132
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published August 24, 2023
Last Updated April 17, 2024
Researcher Abdi Pranata


The Category Slider for WooCommerce plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification of data due to missing capability and nonce check on various admin notice dismissal functions in versions up to, and including, 1.4.15. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level access and above, to dismiss administrative notices.



Vulnerability Details for Product Category Slider and Product Category Showcase for WooCommerce – WooCat Slider

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug woo-category-slider-grid (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.4.16, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.4.15
Patched Version
  • 1.4.16

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