Categorify <= - Cross-Site Request Forgery via categorifyAjaxUpdateFolderPosition

Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
CVE CVE-2024-1912
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published February 26, 2024
Last Updated February 27, 2024
Researcher Francesco Carlucci


The Categorify plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Cross-Site Request Forgery in all versions up to, and including, This is due to missing or incorrect nonce validation on the categorifyAjaxUpdateFolderPosition function. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to update the folder position of categories as well as update the metadata of other taxonomies via a forged request granted they can trick a site administrator into performing an action such as clicking on a link.



Vulnerability Details for Categorify – WordPress Media Library Category & File Manager

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

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