ImageRecycle pdf & image compression <= 3.1.13 - Missing Authorization to Settings Update in stopOptimizeAll

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2024-1090
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published February 7, 2024
Last Updated February 20, 2024
Researcher Francesco Carlucci


The ImageRecycle pdf & image compression plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification of data due to a missing capability check on the stopOptimizeAll function in all versions up to, and including, 3.1.13. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level access and above, to modify image optimization settings.



Vulnerability Details for ImageRecycle pdf & image compression

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug imagerecycle-pdf-image-compression (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.1.14, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 3.1.13
Patched Version
  • 3.1.14

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