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WordPress UpdraftPlus Plugin 2.22.14-2.23.2 is vulnerable to Broken Access Control

Note that this vulnerability affects the PRO version of the plugin. As the free and PRO version used the same slug, there is no way to differentiate between the two.

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High severity CVSS 3.1 score

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Update the WordPress UpdraftPlus PRO plugin to the latest available version (at least 2.23.3).


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An unknown person discovered and reported this Broken Access Control vulnerability in WordPress UpdraftPlus Plugin. A broken access control issue refers to a missing authorization, authentication or nonce token check in a function that could lead to an unprivileged user to executing a certain higher privileged action. This vulnerability has been fixed in version 2.23.3.

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