CVSS 3.1 Score 4.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 22, 2023
Updated: Nov 28, 2023
CWE ID 352


CVE-2023-5537 is a vulnerability in the Delete Usermeta plugin for WordPress versions up to and including 1.1.2. It is classified as a Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerability, specifically due to missing nonce validation on the delumet_options_page() function. This vulnerability allows unauthenticated attackers to remove user meta for any user through a forged request if they can trick a site administrator into taking action, such as clicking on a link. The base severity is rated as MEDIUM, with a base score of 4.3 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD). The exploitability score is 2.8, and the impact score is 1.4, indicating potential danger to affected organizations. The vulnerability does not require special privileges, but user interaction is required, and the attack vector is through the network. The integrity impact is low, and there is no confidentiality impact or availability impact associated with this vulnerability.

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