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Missing Authorization


Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10


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

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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.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published