CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 22, 2023
Updated: Nov 29, 2023


CVE-2023-6009 is a vulnerability found in the UserPro plugin for WordPress, affecting versions up to and including 5.1.4. This vulnerability allows authenticated attackers, even with minimal permissions like a subscriber, to escalate their privileges by modifying their user role through the 'wp_capabilities' parameter during a profile update. The vulnerability has a high severity rating with a base score of 8.8 and poses a potential danger to organizations using the affected versions of UserPro. To remediate this vulnerability, it is recommended to update the UserPro plugin to the latest version that addresses the issue.


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