Forget About Shortcode Buttons <= 2.1.2 - Missing Authorization via fasc_buttons

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-32579
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published May 11, 2023
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher István Márton - Wordfence


The Forget About Shortcode Buttons plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized plugin settings update due to a missing capability check on the fasc_buttons function in versions up to, and including, 2.1.2. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level access or higher, to update the plugin's settings.



Vulnerability Details for Forget About Shortcode Buttons

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug forget-about-shortcode-buttons (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.1.3, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 2.1.2
Patched Version
  • 2.1.3

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