|Publicly Published||February 27, 2023|
|Last Updated||February 28, 2023|
The Houzez theme for WordPress is vulnerable to privilege escalation in versions up to, and including, 2.7.1. This is due to improper assignment of privileges on user management/registration that allows users to supply their own role via the houzez_change_user_role and houzez_register_user_with_membership AJAX actions. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to register as administrators on vulnerable sites.
|Remediation||Update to version 2.7.2, or a newer patched version|
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