WordPress Access Control <= 4.0.13 - Improper Access Control to Sensitive Information Exposure via REST API

Improper Access Control
CVE CVE-2024-0975
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published February 27, 2024
Last Updated February 28, 2024
Researcher Francesco Carlucci


The WordPress Access Control plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Sensitive Information Exposure in all versions up to, and including, 4.0.13 via the REST API. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to bypass the plugin's "Make Website Members Only" feature (when unset) and view restricted page and post content.



Vulnerability Details for WordPress Access Control

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wordpress-access-control (view on wordpress.org)
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
  • <= 4.0.13

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