CVSS 3.1 Score 4.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Jul 12, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 352


CVE-2020-36750 is a vulnerability affecting the EWWW Image Optimizer plugin for WordPress versions up to and including 5.8.1. The vulnerability is classified as Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) and is caused by missing or incorrect nonce validation in the ewww_ngg_bulk_init() function. This flaw allows unauthenticated attackers to execute bulk image optimization by tricking a site administrator into performing an action, such as clicking on a link. The vulnerability has a risk score of 10 and a base severity of MEDIUM, with an exploitability score of 2.8. To remediate the issue, users should update the plugin to the latest version available. The potential danger posed to an organization includes unauthorized manipulation of images, potential data breaches, and compromised website integrity.

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