CVE-2023-5775

CVSS 3.1 Score 2.2 of 10 (low)

Details

Published Feb 26, 2024

Summary

CVE-2023-5775 is a vulnerability in the BackWPup plugin for WordPress, affecting all versions up to and including 4.0.2. The vulnerability arises from the plugin's improper storage of backup destination passwords in plaintext, allowing authenticated attackers with administrator-level access to retrieve the password from the UI's password input field or the options table where it is stored. The risk score is 5, indicating a significant threat. The base severity is rated as LOW, with a base score of 2.2, and the confidentiality impact is also LOW. The exploitability score is 0.7, suggesting that exploiting this vulnerability is moderately feasible for attackers. It has a high attack complexity and requires high privileges but does not require user interaction. The vector string for this vulnerability is CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N. Remediation would involve updating the BackWPup plugin to a version that addresses this issue to mitigate potential dangers it poses to organizations using WordPress with vulnerable versions of the plugin.

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