BetterLinks <= 1.6.0 - Improper Authorization to Data Import and Export

Improper Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-45104
CVSS 6.5 (Medium)
Publicly Published October 18, 2023
Last Updated October 20, 2023
Researcher Nguyen Anh Tien


The BetterLinks plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized access and modification due to insufficient capability checks on the import_data and export_data functions in versions up to, and including, 1.6.0. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to import and export plugin data.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug betterlinks (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.6.1, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.6.0
Patched Version
  • 1.6.1

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