Magazine Edge <= 1.13 - Authenticated (Subscriber+) Arbitrary Plugin Activation

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-25068
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published February 2, 2023
Last Updated June 19, 2023
Researcher Dave Jong - Patchstack Alliance


The Magazine Edge theme for WordPress is vulnerable to authorization bypass in versions up to, and including 1.13, due to a missing capability check. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level permissions and above, to activate arbitrary plugins.



1 affected software package

Software Type Theme
Software Slug magazine-edge (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
  • <= 1.13

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