ListingPro - WordPress Directory & Listing Theme < 2.6.1 - Arbitrary Plugin Installation, Activation and Deactivation

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2020-36719
CVSS 9.8 (Critical)
Publicly Published December 17, 2020
Last Updated June 7, 2023
Researcher Jerome Bruandet - NinTechNet


The ListingPro - WordPress Directory & Listing Theme for WordPress is vulnerable to Arbitrary Plugin Installation, Activation and Deactivation in versions before 2.6.1. This is due to a missing capability check on the lp_cc_addons_actions function. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to arbitrarily install, activate and deactivate any plugin.

Wordfence blocked 422 attacks targeting this vulnerability in the past 24 hours.



1 affected software package

Software Type Theme
Software Slug listingpro
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.6.1, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 2.6.1
Patched Version
  • 2.6.1

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