Attorney <= 3 - Missing Authorization to Unauthenticated Arbitrary Content Deletion

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2022-45832
CVSS 6.5 (Medium)
Publicly Published December 1, 2022
Last Updated April 12, 2023
Researcher Dave Jong - Patchstack


The Attorney theme for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized loss of data due to a missing capability check on the hd_delete_index_page function hooked via admin_init in versions up to, and including, 3. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to delete arbitrary posts and content via the 'drop' parameter.



Vulnerability Details for Attorney

Software Type Theme
Software Slug attorney (view on
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

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