ShortPixel Adaptive Images <= 3.8.2 - Missing Authorization in activate_ai_handler and deactivate_ai_handler

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2024-31230
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published April 2, 2024
Last Updated April 6, 2024
Researcher Mika


The ShortPixel Adaptive Images plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification of data due to a missing capability check on the activate_ai_handler and deactivate_ai_handler functions in versions up to, and including, 3.8.2. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to activate or deactivate the AI handler functionality.



Vulnerability Details for ShortPixel Adaptive Images – WebP, AVIF, CDN, Image Optimization

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug shortpixel-adaptive-images (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.8.3, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 3.8.2
Patched Version
  • 3.8.3

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