WP Accessibility Helper (WAH) <= - Missing Authorization via AJAX action

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2023-41869
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published September 5, 2023
Last Updated September 8, 2023
Researcher thiennv


The WP Accessibility Helper (WAH) plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized use of AJAX actions due to a missing capability check on the wah_update_attachment_title function in versions up to, and including, This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level access and above, to change attachment titles.



1 affected software package

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

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