CVSS 3.1 Score 8.3 of 10 (high)


Published Jul 11, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 352


The vulnerability with the CVE ID CVE-2023-2079 affects the "Buy Me a Coffee – Button and Widget Plugin" for WordPress versions up to and including 3.7. It is a Cross-Site Request Forgery vulnerability that occurs due to missing nonce validation on certain functions. This vulnerability allows unauthenticated attackers to update the plugin's settings by tricking a site's administrator into performing an action, such as clicking on a link. The potential danger this vulnerability poses to an organization is high, with a base severity rating of HIGH and a base score of 8.3. The vulnerability has a low integrity impact and low confidentiality impact, but it can be exploited over the network without requiring any privileges or user interaction. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their WordPress plugin to a version that includes the necessary nonce validation for the affected functions.

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