RapidLoad Power-Up for Autoptimize <= 1.7.1 - Missing Authorization in 'ajax_deactivate'

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-1336
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published March 10, 2023
Last Updated March 10, 2023
Researcher Marco Wotschka - Wordfence


The RapidLoad Power-Up for Autoptimize plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized settings update due to a missing capability check on the ajax_deactivate function in versions up to, and including, 1.7.1. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers with subscriber-level access to disable caching.



Vulnerability Details for RapidLoad 2.2 – Speed Monster in One Plugin

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug unusedcss (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.7.2, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.7.1
Patched Version
  • 1.7.2

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