CVSS Score of 10 (low)


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


CVE-2021-4397 is a vulnerability found in the Staff Directory Plugin for WordPress versions up to and including 3.6. This vulnerability is related to Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) and is caused by missing or incorrect nonce validation on the saveCustomFields() function. It allows unauthenticated attackers to save custom fields by tricking a site administrator into performing an action, such as clicking on a link. The vulnerability has a severity rating of MEDIUM, with an exploitability score of 2.8 and a base score of 4.3 according to [email protected]. The potential danger it poses to an organization includes low integrity impact and no confidentiality impact, but it can be exploited over the network without requiring any user privileges or interaction. The affected products include multiple versions of the Staff Directory Plugin for WordPress, posing a risk to websites using this plugin.


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