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Missing Authorization

CVE-2022-23183

Severity Medium
Score 4/10

Summary

Missing authorization vulnerability in Advanced Custom Fields versions prior to 5.12.1 and Advanced Custom Fields Pro versions prior to 5.12.1 allows a remote authenticated attacker to view the information on the database without the access permission.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • SINGLE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE

CWE-862 - Missing Authorization

The missing authorization vulnerability occurs when a software program allows users to access privileged parts of the program without verifying the user credentials. Impact of such a vulnerability depends on the resources employed by the software, ranging from account takeover to sensitive information exposure, denial of service, and complete system takeover.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published