WP-PostRatings <= 1.91 - IP Spoofing

Use of Less Trusted Source
CVE CVE-2023-40332
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published August 16, 2023
Last Updated August 21, 2023
Researcher Mika


The WP-PostRatings plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to IP Address Spoofing in versions up to, and including, 1.91. This is due to insufficient restrictions on where the IP Address information is being retrieved for request logging and login restrictions. Attackers can supply the X-Forwarded-For header with with a different IP Address that will be logged and can be used to bypass settings.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wp-postratings (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.91.1, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.91
Patched Version
  • 1.91.1

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