CVE-2020-36742

CVSS Score of 10 (low)

Details

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

Summary

CVE-2020-36742 is a vulnerability in the Custom Field Template plugin for WordPress, affecting versions up to and including 2.5.1. The vulnerability is classified as Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) and is caused by missing or incorrect nonce validation on the edit_meta_value() function. Unauthenticated attackers can exploit this vulnerability by tricking a site administrator into performing an action, such as clicking on a link, allowing them to edit meta field values through a forged request. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is significant, with a risk score of 10 out of 10. To remediate the issue, users are advised to update the affected plugin to the latest version available.

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