WP Job Manager <= 2.0.0 - Missing Authorization

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-52211
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published January 5, 2024
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Rafie Muhammad - Patchstack


The WP Job Manager plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification of data due to a missing capability check on the rest route associated with the update_job_status function in versions up to, and including, 2.0.0. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to update job statuses.



Vulnerability Details for WP Job Manager

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wp-job-manager (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.1.0, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 2.0.0
Patched Version
  • 2.1.0

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