Discy - Social Questions and Answers WordPress Theme <= 4.9 - Missing Authorization

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2022-1323
CVSS 6.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published July 12, 2022
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Veshraj Ghimire


The "Discy - Social Questions and Answers WordPress Theme" theme for WordPress is vulnerable to authorization bypass due to a missing capability check on the discy_update_options AJAX action in versions up to, and including, 4.9. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers with minimal permissions, such as subscribers, to modify the plugin's settings.



1 affected software package

Software Type Theme
Software Slug discy
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 5.0, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 4.9
Patched Version
  • 5.0

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