WordPress Backup & Migration <= 1.4.1 - Missing Authorization to Settings and Schedule Modification

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-45636
CVSS 5.4 (Medium)
Publicly Published October 11, 2023
Last Updated October 14, 2023
Researcher Abdi Pranata


The WordPress Backup & Migration plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification of data due to a missing capability check on the wt_save_settings and save_schedule functions in versions up to, and including, 1.4.1. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level access and above, to modify plugin settings or the cron schedule.



Vulnerability Details for WebToffee WP Backup and Migration

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wp-migration-duplicator (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.4.2, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.4.1
Patched Version
  • 1.4.2

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