Post Hit Counter <= 1.3.2 - Missing Authorization

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-36518
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published June 27, 2023
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Cat


The Post Hit Counter plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized use of functionality due to a missing capability check on one of its functions in versions up to, and including, 1.3.2. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level access and above, to make use of this functionality intended for higher privilege users.



Vulnerability Details for Post Hit Counter

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug post-hit-counter (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
  • <= 1.3.2

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