Responsive <= 5.0.2 - Missing Authorization to HTML Injection

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2024-2848
CVSS 7.5 (High)
Publicly Published March 28, 2024
Last Updated April 29, 2024
Researchers Krzysztof Zając - CERT PL
Muhammad Zeeshan (Xib3rR4dAr)


The Responsive theme for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification of data due to a missing capability check on the save_footer_text_callback function in all versions up to, and including, 5.0.2. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to inject arbitrary HTML content into the site's footer.

Wordfence blocked 22,934 attacks targeting this vulnerability in the past 24 hours.



Vulnerability Details for Responsive

Software Type Theme
Software Slug responsive (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 5.0.3, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 5.0.2
Patched Version
  • 5.0.3

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