CVE-2023-6187

CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Nov 18, 2023
Updated: Nov 24, 2023
CWE ID 434

Summary

CVE-2023-6187 is a vulnerability that affects the Paid Memberships Pro plugin for WordPress versions up to and including 2.12.3. This vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with subscriber privileges or above to upload arbitrary files on the affected site's server, potentially leading to remote code execution. The vulnerability occurs due to insufficient file type validation in the 'pmpro_paypalexpress_session_vars_for_user_fields' function. To remediate this issue, users should update to a version of the plugin that is not affected by this vulnerability. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is high, as it could allow attackers to gain unauthorized access and execute malicious code on the affected organization's server, potentially leading to further compromises and data breaches.

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