WP Simple HTML Sitemap <= 2.7 - Missing Authorization

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-49850
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published December 7, 2023
Last Updated March 28, 2024
Researcher Abdi Pranata


The WP Simple HTML Sitemap plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized access due to a missing capability check on an several functions in versions up to, and including, 2.7. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to perform an unauthorized action.



Vulnerability Details for WordPress Simple HTML Sitemap

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wp-simple-html-sitemap (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.8, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 2.7
Patched Version
  • 2.8

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