CVSS 3.1 Score 4.7 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 27, 2023
Updated: Apr 11, 2024


CVE-2023-5221 is a critical vulnerability found in ForU CMS. The vulnerability allows for code injection through manipulation of the argument db_name in the file /install/index.php. This vulnerability can be exploited remotely, and the exploit has been disclosed publicly. The affected and unaffected releases of ForU CMS are unknown due to the product not using versioning. The vendor was informed about the disclosure but did not respond. This vulnerability has a CVSS score of 5.8, with medium base severity and low impacts on integrity and confidentiality. The exploitability score is 1.2, and privileges required for exploitation are high. The attack vector is through the network, and the potential danger to an organization is low availability, confidentiality, and integrity impact due to code injection.

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