CVSS 3.1 Score 4.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 7, 2023
Updated: Dec 11, 2023
CWE ID 862


CVE-2023-5712 is a vulnerability affecting the System Dashboard plugin for WordPress. This vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with subscriber-level access and above to access sensitive global value information. The vulnerability exists in all versions of the plugin up to and including 2.8.7, and it is caused by a missing capability check on the sd_global_value() function hooked via an AJAX action. It has a base severity rating of MEDIUM, with a base score of 4.3, indicating a significant risk to organizations using this plugin. To remediate the vulnerability, users should update to the latest version of the System Dashboard plugin as soon as possible.

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