CVSS 3.1 Score 6.1 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 22, 2023
Updated: Dec 1, 2023
CWE ID 352


CVE-2023-2438 is a vulnerability in the UserPro plugin for WordPress versions up to and including 5.1.0. It is classified as a Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerability, specifically due to missing or incorrect nonce validation on the 'userpro_save_userdata' function. This allows unauthenticated attackers to manipulate user meta data and inject malicious JavaScript through forged requests, if they can trick a site administrator into performing an action like clicking on a link. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM with a base score of 6.1 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD), and it requires user interaction over a network connection. The impact is considered low in terms of integrity and confidentiality, with no availability impact identified.

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