CVSS 3.1 Score 4.9 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 16, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-3279 is a vulnerability that affects the WordPress Gallery Plugin WordPress plugin before version 3.39. It allows Admin users to perform Local File Inclusion (LFI) attacks by exploiting the plugin's failure to validate certain block attributes before using them to generate paths passed to include functions. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM with a base score of 4.9 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD). It requires high privileges and does not require user interaction. The potential danger it poses to organizations is high in terms of confidentiality impact, as it can allow attackers to access sensitive information. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update the affected plugin to version 3.39 or later.

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