CVE-2023-5201

CVSS 3.1 Score 9.9 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Sep 30, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 94

Summary

CVE-2023-5201 is a vulnerability in the OpenHook plugin for WordPress, affecting versions up to and including 4.3.0. The vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with subscriber-level permissions or higher to execute remote code on the server using the 'php' shortcode. To exploit this vulnerability, the [php] shortcode setting must be enabled on the vulnerable site. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as CRITICAL, with a base score of 9.9 out of 10. The impact includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts, with a low attack complexity and high availability impact. It is advised to update the OpenHook plugin to a patched version or disable the [php] shortcode setting to remediate this vulnerability and prevent potential code execution by attackers.

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