WooCommerce Order Status Change Notifier <= 1.1.0 - Authenticated (Subscriber+) Arbitrary Order Status Update

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-2179
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published April 19, 2023
Last Updated April 25, 2023
Researcher WPScanTeam


The WooCommerce Order Status Change Notifier plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification of data due to a missing capability check on an AJAX action in versions up to, and including, 1.1.0. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers with minimal permissions, such as a customer, to modify arbitrary order status and mark orders as paid, for example, when the order isn't actually paid for.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug woocommerce-order-status-change-notifier
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
  • <= 1.1.0

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