CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 8, 2024
Updated: Jan 11, 2024
CWE ID 502


CVE-2023-5235 is a vulnerability in the Ovic Responsive WPBakery WordPress plugin versions prior to 1.2.9. This vulnerability allows attackers with a subscriber+ account to update blog options, such as 'users_can_register' and 'default_role', through certain AJAX actions. Additionally, the plugin unserializes user input, which may lead to Object Injection attacks. The vulnerability has a CVSS base score of 8.8, indicating a high severity level. It affects various products and poses a potential danger to organizations using these products by allowing unauthorized updates and potential injection attacks. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their Ovic Responsive WPBakery WordPress plugin to version 1.2.9 or later.

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