CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 4, 2023
Updated: Dec 8, 2023
CWE ID 352


CVE-2023-5884 is a vulnerability in the Word Balloon WordPress plugin before version 4.20.3. This vulnerability allows an unauthenticated attacker to trick a logged-in user into deleting arbitrary avatars by clicking a link, due to the plugin not protecting certain actions against CSRF attacks. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM, with an exploitability score of 2.8 and a base score of 6.5 according to [email protected]. The potential danger posed to an organization is high in terms of integrity impact, as the attacker can manipulate avatars without authentication. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should update their Word Balloon plugin to version 4.20.3 or later, which includes the necessary protections against CSRF attacks.


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