CVE-2021-4426

CVSS 3.1 Score 4.3 of 10 (medium)

Details

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

Summary

CVE-2021-4426 is a vulnerability found in the Absolute Reviews plugin for WordPress versions up to and including 1.0.8. The vulnerability is categorized as Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) and is caused by missing or incorrect nonce validation on the metabox_review_save() function. This flaw allows unauthenticated attackers to save meta tags 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 base severity rating of MEDIUM with a base score of 4.3 according to CVSS version 3.1. It does not require any privileges and user interaction is required for exploitation. The impact is considered low in terms of integrity and no confidentiality impact is identified. To remediate this vulnerability, users of the affected plugin should update to the latest version available to ensure security against potential attacks that could target their organization's WordPress website.

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