Filebird <= 5.1.4 - Missing Authorization via resAdminPermissionsCheck

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-25966
CVSS 5.4 (Medium)
Publicly Published March 27, 2023
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Rafshanzani Suhada


The Filebird plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized SPI key generation due to a missing capability check on the resAdminPermissionsCheck callback function function in versions up to, and including, 5.1.4. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers with author-level access to set the API key.



Vulnerability Details for FileBird – WordPress Media Library Folders & File Manager

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug filebird (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 5.1.5, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 5.1.4
Patched Version
  • 5.1.5

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