CVSS 3.1 Score 4.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 12, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 352


CVE-2023-5531 is a vulnerability found in the Thumbnail Slider With Lightbox plugin for WordPress versions up to and including 1.0. The vulnerability is categorized as Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) and is caused by missing or incorrect nonce validation on the delete functionality. This allows unauthenticated attackers to delete image lightboxes through forged requests if they can trick a site administrator into performing an action, such as clicking on a link. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as MEDIUM, with a base score of 4.3 out of 10. It requires user interaction and has a low integrity impact but no confidentiality impact. To remediate this vulnerability, users are advised to update to the latest version of the Thumbnail Slider With Lightbox plugin for WordPress once a patch becomes available.

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