CVSS 3.1 Score 7.6 of 10 (high)


Published May 17, 2024


CVE-2023-37888 is a vulnerability categorized as "Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')" (CWE-22). It affects the Shortcodes and extra features for Phlox theme from version n/a through 2.14.0. The vulnerability allows for PHP Local File Inclusion, potentially enabling an attacker to access files on the server that they should not have access to. The risk score for this vulnerability is 26, indicating a high severity level. The base score is 7.6, with low privileges required and no user interaction necessary. The attack vector is through the network, and the impact includes low integrity and high confidentiality implications. Organizations should take immediate action to remediate this vulnerability by updating their Phlox theme to a version beyond 2.14.0 to mitigate the potential danger it poses to their systems and data security.

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