Shared Counts – Social Media Share Buttons <= 1.4.1 - Missing Authorization to Arbitrary Email Sending

Missing Authorization
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published May 7, 2024
Last Updated May 7, 2024


The Shared Counts – Social Media Share Buttons plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized access to functionality due to a missing capability check on the email_ajax function. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to send arbitrary emails.



Vulnerability Details for Shared Counts – Social Media Share Buttons

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug shared-counts (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.5.0, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.4.1
Patched Version
  • 1.5.0

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