CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 13, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 266


CVE-2023-4153 is a vulnerability in the BAN Users plugin for WordPress versions up to 1.5.3. It allows authenticated attackers with minimal permissions, such as a subscriber, to modify the plugin settings and gain access to ban and unban functionality. This vulnerability poses a high risk to organizations as it can lead to privilege escalation, allowing unauthorized users to change the role of unbanned users. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as high, with a base score of 8.8 according to CVSS:3.1. To remediate this vulnerability, it is recommended to update the BAN Users plugin to the latest version available.

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