Cookie Information | Free GDPR Consent Solution <= 2.0.22 - Authenticated (Subscriber+) Arbitrary Options Update

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-6700
CVSS 8.8 (High)
Publicly Published January 29, 2024
Last Updated February 5, 2024
Researcher Lucio Sá


The Cookie Information | Free GDPR Consent Solution plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to arbitrary option updates due to a missing capability check on its AJAX request handler in versions up to, and including, 2.0.22. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level access or higher, to edit arbitrary site options which can be used to create administrator accounts.

Wordfence blocked 402 attacks targeting this vulnerability in the past 24 hours.



Vulnerability Details for Cookie Information | Free GDPR Consent Solution

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wp-gdpr-compliance (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.0.23, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 2.0.22
Patched Version
  • 2.0.23

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