CVSS 3.1 Score 5.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 13, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 620


CVE-2023-4915 is a vulnerability in the WP User Control plugin for WordPress, affecting versions up to and including 1.5.3. The vulnerability allows for unauthorized password resets due to insufficient validation on the password reset function within the plugin's widget. When an email is provided, the function changes the user's password and sends the new password only to their email, preventing the attacker from accessing it. The risk score for this vulnerability is 25, with a base severity of MEDIUM. It has a CVSS vector string of CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their WP User Control plugin to a version that addresses this issue. This vulnerability poses a potential danger to organizations using this plugin as it could allow unauthorized individuals to reset passwords and gain access to user accounts.


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