CVE-2023-4920

CVSS 3.1 Score 4.3 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Oct 20, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 352

Summary

CVE-2023-4920 is a vulnerability affecting the BEAR for WordPress plugin up to version 1.1.3.3. This vulnerability allows unauthenticated attackers to modify the plugin's settings through Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) by tricking a site administrator into performing an action, such as clicking on a link. The issue is caused by missing or incorrect nonce validation on the woobe_save_options function. Furthermore, the plugin also suffers from insufficient input sanitization and escaping, which could potentially lead to malicious script injection. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and requires user interaction over a network connection. Organizations using affected versions of the BEAR for WordPress plugin should update to the latest version available to remediate this vulnerability and mitigate potential risks to their website's security.

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