CVSS Score of 10 (low)


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


CVE-2021-4400 is a vulnerability affecting the Better Search plugin for WordPress up to version 2.5.2. The vulnerability is due to missing or incorrect nonce validation on the bsearch_process_settings_import() and bsearch_process_settings_export() functions, allowing unauthenticated attackers to import and export settings through a forged request if they can trick a site administrator into taking an action such as clicking on a link. The vulnerability has a CVSS score of 4.3, indicating a medium severity level. It poses a potential danger to organizations using the affected versions of the plugin, as it could lead to unauthorized access and manipulation of settings on their WordPress sites. It is recommended that users update to the latest version of the plugin to remediate this vulnerability.

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