Social Media Share Buttons & Social Sharing Icons <= 1.5.1 - Arbitrary Options Deletion

Missing Authorization
CVSS 5.4 (Medium)
Publicly Published June 28, 2016
Last Updated December 5, 2022


The Social Media Share Buttons & Social Sharing Icons plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Arbitrary Options Deletion in versions up to, and including, 1.5.1. This is due to missing capability checks on the sfsi_DeleteSkin() function that deletes options based on a user supplied parameter. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers with subscriber level and above permissions to delete arbitrary site options which can cause a loss of data and functionality on an affected WordPress site.



Vulnerability Details for Social Media Share Buttons & Social Sharing Icons

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug ultimate-social-media-icons (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.5.2, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.5.1
Patched Version
  • 1.5.2

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