CVE-2023-4893

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Sep 12, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 918

Summary

CVE-2023-4893 is a vulnerability affecting the Crayon Syntax Highlighter plugin for WordPress versions up to and including 2.8.4. This vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level permissions or above to perform Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF) attacks. By using the 'crayon' shortcode, attackers can make web requests to arbitrary locations from the web application, potentially accessing and modifying internal services. The risk score of this vulnerability is rated at 25, with a base severity of MEDIUM. The exploitability score is 3.1, indicating a moderate level of vulnerability. Remediation for this vulnerability should include updating the Crayon Syntax Highlighter plugin to a secure version.

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