Instant Images <= - Authenticated (Author+) Server-Side Request Forgery via instant_images_download

Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF)
CVE CVE-2023-27451
CVSS 5.4 (Medium)
Publicly Published March 2, 2023
Last Updated April 10, 2023
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The Instant Images plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Server-Side Request Forgery in versions up to, and including, the instant_images_download function. This can allow authenticated attackers, with author-level permissions and above, to make web requests to arbitrary locations originating from the web application and can be used to query and modify information from internal services.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug instant-images (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
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Patched Version

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