Auto Affiliate Links <= - Authenticated (Subscriber+) Plugin Settings Change

Improper Access Control
CVE CVE-2022-45840
CVSS 5.4 (Medium)
Publicly Published February 6, 2023
Last Updated February 16, 2023
Researcher Nguyen Anh Tien


The Auto Affiliate Links plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to improper access control via multiple AJAX actions in versions up to, and including, This allows authenticated attackers with subscriber-level permissions or above to modify plugin settings such as adding exclusions for posts and words and to view statistics.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wp-auto-affiliate-links (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <=
Patched Version

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