ImageMapper <= 1.2.6 - Missing Authorization to Authenticated (Subscriber+) Arbitrary Page/Post Deletion via imgmap_delete_area_ajax

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-5506
CVSS 5.4 (Medium)
Publicly Published November 6, 2023
Last Updated November 7, 2023
Researcher István Márton - Wordfence


The ImageMapper plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized loss of data due to a missing capability check on the 'imgmap_delete_area_ajax' function in versions up to, and including, 1.2.6. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level permissions and above, to delete arbitrary posts and pages.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug imagemapper (view on
Patched? No
Remediation No known patch available. Please review the vulnerability's details in depth and employ mitigations based on your organization's risk tolerance. It may be best to uninstall the affected software and find a replacement.
Affected Version
  • <= 1.2.6

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