TheGem < - Missing Authorization

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-32238
CVSS 6.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published May 5, 2023
Last Updated May 19, 2023
Researcher Dave Jong - Patchstack


The TheGem theme for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification and retrieval of data due to a missing capability check on the ajaxApi() function called via an AJAX action in versions up to This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level access and above, to perform several actions like modifying custom fields, theme options, retrieving theme data, and more

Wordfence blocked 20 attacks targeting this vulnerability in the past 24 hours.



1 affected software package

Software Type Theme
Software Slug thegem
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
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Patched Version

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