WP Post Author – Enhance Your Posts with the Author Bio, Co-Authors, Guest Authors, and Post Rating System, including User Registration Form Builder <= 3.6.6 - Missing Authorization

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2024-34389
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published May 6, 2024
Last Updated June 14, 2024
Researcher Kyle Sanchez


The WP Post Author plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized access due to a missing capability check on a function in all versions up to, and including, 3.6.6. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level access and above, to perform an unauthorized action.



Vulnerability Details for Enhance Your Posts with the WP Post Author Box, Co-Authors, Guest Authors, and Post Rating System, including Registration Form Builder

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wp-post-author (view on wordpress.org)
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
  • <= 3.6.6

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