Short URL <= 1.6.8 - Missing Authorization via multiple AJAX functions

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-47225
CVSS 6.5 (Medium)
Publicly Published November 3, 2023
Last Updated November 6, 2023
Researcher Abdi Pranata


The Short URL plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized access of data, modification of data, and loss of data due to a missing capability check on multiple AJAX functions in versions up to, and including, 1.6.8. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers such as subscribers to add, modify, or delete translations and plugin options.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug shorten-url (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
  • <= 1.6.8

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