The RapidLoad Power-Up for Autoptimize plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized settings update due to a missing capability check on the ajax_deactivate function in versions up to, and including, 1.7.1. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers with subscriber-level access to disable caching.
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.