Improved Include Page <= 1.2 - Authenticated (Contributor+) Arbitrary Posts/Pages Access

Improper Access Control
CVE CVE-2021-24845
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published November 15, 2021
Last Updated February 3, 2023
Researcher Francesco Carlucci


The Improved Include Page WordPress plugin through 1.2 allows passing shortcode attributes with post_type & post_status which can be used to retrieve arbitrary content. This way, users with a role as low as Contributor can gain access to content they are not supposed to.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug improved-include-page (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

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