Mediamatic – Media Library Folders <= 2.8.1 - Missing Authorization

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-0293
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published December 14, 2022
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Marco Wotschka - Wordfence


The Mediamatic – Media Library Folders plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to authorization bypass due to a missing capability check on its AJAX actions in versions up to, and including, 2.8.1. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level permissions and above, to change image categories, which it uses to arrange them in folder views.



Vulnerability Details for Mediamatic – Media Library Folders

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug mediamatic (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
  • <= 2.8.1

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