CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jul 17, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 352


The vulnerability with CVE ID CVE-2023-3179 affects the POST SMTP Mailer WordPress plugin before version 2.5.7. It does not have proper CSRF checks in some AJAX actions, which could allow attackers to make logged in users with the manage_postman_smtp capability resend an email to an arbitrary address. This could potentially lead to an attacker taking over an account by intercepting password reset emails or other sensitive information. The vulnerability has a high severity rating, with a base score of 8.8 out of 10, indicating a significant potential danger to organizations using the affected plugin. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update the plugin to version 2.5.7 or newer as soon as possible.

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