WP Membership <= 1.2.3 - Privilege Escalation

Improper Authentication
CVE CVE-2015-4038
CVSS 8.8 (High)
Publicly Published May 21, 2015
Last Updated December 5, 2022
Researcher Panagiotis Vagenas - Wordfence


The WP Membership plugin 1.2.3 for WordPress allows remote authenticated users to gain administrator privileges via an iv_membership_update_user_settings action to wp-admin/admin-ajax.php.



Vulnerability Details for WP Membership

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wp-membership
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
  • <= 1.2.3

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