CVE-2021-4408

CVSS 3.1 Score 4.3 of 10 (medium)

Details

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

Summary

CVE-2021-4408 is a vulnerability found in the DW Question & Answer plugin for WordPress, affecting versions up to and including 1.5.8. This vulnerability is categorized as Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) and is caused by missing or incorrect nonce validation on the update_answer() function. It allows unauthenticated attackers to manipulate answers to questions by tricking site administrators into taking actions, such as clicking on a link. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM, with a base score of 4.3 according to the CVSS:3.1 scoring system. It poses a potential danger to organizations using the affected plugin, as it could lead to unauthorized modifications of question answers without proper authentication.

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