Backup Bank: WordPress Backup Plugin <= 4.0.28 - Missing Authorization via post_user_feedback_backup_bank

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-28165
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published March 15, 2023
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher István Márton - Wordfence


The Backup Bank: WordPress Backup Plugin plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized execution of an AJAX action due to a missing capability check on the post_user_feedback_backup_bank() function in versions up to, and including, 4.0.28. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers with subscriber-level access, and above, to submit plugin feedback spoofing as the identity of the site owner.



Vulnerability Details for Backup Bank: WordPress Backup Plugin

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wp-backup-bank (view on
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
  • <= 4.0.28

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