Secure Admin IP <= 2.0 - Missing Authorization via 'saveSettings'

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-41133
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published August 24, 2023
Last Updated August 29, 2023
Researcher Mika


The Secure Admin IP plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification of data due to a missing capability check on the 'saveSettings' function that runs on 'admin_init' in versions up to, and including, 2.0. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to modify the plugin's settings.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug secure-admin-ip (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
  • <= 2.0

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