CVSS 3.1 Score 5.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 20, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 862


CVE-2023-3998 is a vulnerability found in the wpDiscuz plugin for WordPress, affecting versions up to and including 7.6.3. The vulnerability allows unauthenticated attackers to modify data by exploiting a missing authorization check on the userRate function. Specifically, attackers can manipulate the rating of a post, either increasing or decreasing it. This vulnerability poses a medium risk with a base severity score of 5.3. It does not require any privileges or user interaction, and the attack vector is through the network. The impact on integrity is low, and there is no impact on confidentiality or availability. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their wpDiscuz plugin to a version that is not affected by this issue.


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