Speed Optimizer <= 7.4.6 - Missing Authorization via purge_on_other_events()

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2024-32532
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published April 15, 2024
Last Updated April 23, 2024
Researcher Rafie Muhammad - Patchstack


The Speed Optimizer – The All-In-One WordPress Performance-Boosting Plugin plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification of data due to a missing capability check on the purge_on_other_events() function in all versions up to, and including, 7.4.6. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to purge the cache.



Vulnerability Details for Speed Optimizer – The All-In-One Performance-Boosting Plugin

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug sg-cachepress (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 7.5.0, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 7.4.6
Patched Version
  • 7.5.0

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