CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jul 12, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 862


The vulnerability with CVE ID CVE-2023-2562 affects the Gallery Metabox plugin for WordPress versions up to and including 1.5. It is a missing capability check on the refresh_metabox function, allowing unauthorized access to data. This vulnerability can be exploited by attackers with subscriber-level privileges, enabling them to obtain a list of images attached to a post. The potential danger lies in compromising the confidentiality of sensitive information stored within the affected WordPress installations. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their Gallery Metabox plugin to the latest version available, which includes the necessary capability checks to prevent unauthorized access.


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