Zippy <= 1.6.1 - Authenticated (Contributor+) Sensitive Information Disclosure

Information Exposure
CVE CVE-2023-26533
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published March 30, 2023
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Junsu Yeo


The Zippy plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Sensitive Information Exposure in versions up to, and including, 1.6.1 via the adminInit function. This can allow authenticated attackers with access to the post editor, such as contributors, to create an export that will contain sensitive author information, such as usernames and password hashes.



Vulnerability Details for Zippy

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug zippy (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.6.2, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.6.1
Patched Version
  • 1.6.2

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