CVSS 3.1 Score 8.1 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 6, 2023
Updated: Nov 14, 2023


CVE-2023-5355 is a vulnerability that affects the Awesome Support WordPress plugin before version 6.1.5. This vulnerability allows a ticket submitter to delete arbitrary files on the server by exploiting the plugin's failure to sanitize file paths when deleting temporary attachment files. The vulnerability has a high severity rating with a base score of 8.1 and an impact score of 5.2. It requires low privileges and does not require user interaction, making it exploitable over the network. The integrity impact is high, posing a potential danger to organizations as it can lead to unauthorized file deletions. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their Awesome Support WordPress plugin to version 6.1.5 or later.

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