CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 18, 2023
Updated: Dec 20, 2023
CWE ID 862


CVE-2023-5949 is a high-risk cyber vulnerability that affects the SmartCrawl WordPress plugin before version 3.8.3. The vulnerability allows unauthorized users to access the content of password-protected posts. It has a base severity score of 7.5, indicating a significant potential danger to organizations using this plugin. The exploitability score is 3.9, and the attack vector is through the network, with no privileges required and no user interaction needed. The impact on confidentiality is rated as high, while integrity impact and availability impact are both rated as none. To remediate this vulnerability, affected organizations should update to version 3.8.3 or later of the SmartCrawl WordPress plugin.

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