CVE-2020-36740

CVSS Score of 10 (low)

Details

Published Jul 1, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 352

Summary

CVE-2020-36740, also known as the Radio Buttons for Taxonomies plugin vulnerability, affects versions up to 2.0.5 of the WordPress plugin. The vulnerability is categorized as Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) and occurs due to missing or incorrect nonce validation on the save_single_term() function. This allows unauthenticated attackers to save terms through a forged request if they can deceive a site administrator into taking action, such as clicking on a link. The vulnerability has a high impact score, with potential risks including compromised integrity and confidentiality of data. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update to the latest version of the plugin or apply any security patches provided by the plugin developer.

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