WP eCommerce <= - Missing Authorization

Missing Authorization
CVSS 8.3 (High)
Publicly Published November 1, 2014
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher MICKAEL NADEAU (Sucuri)


The WP eCommerce plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to authorization bypass due to missing capability checks on various functions called via AJAX actions and admin_init hooks in versions up to, and including, This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to perform a plethora of actions like exporting sensitive user information, modifying the plugin's settings, and more.



Vulnerability Details for WP eCommerce

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

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