CVSS 3.1 Score 4.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 27, 2023
Updated: Dec 1, 2023
CWE ID 862


CVE-2023-5737 is a vulnerability that affects the WordPress Backup & Migration WordPress plugin before 1.4.4. It allows users with a role as low as Subscriber to update certain plugin settings without proper authorization for some AJAX requests. The vulnerability has a risk score of 5 and a base severity of MEDIUM. The exploitability score is 2.8, indicating that it is moderately easy to exploit. The potential danger it poses to organizations is low integrity impact and no confidentiality impact, but it can be utilized by attackers over a network without requiring any user interaction. It is recommended for affected organizations to update their WordPress Backup & Migration plugin to version 1.4.4 or later to remediate this vulnerability and minimize the risk of unauthorized changes to plugin settings.


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