CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 20, 2023
Updated: Nov 25, 2023
CWE ID 352


CVE-2023-6196 is a vulnerability that affects the Audio Merchant plugin for WordPress in all versions up to and including 5.0.4. It is classified as a Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerability due to missing or incorrect nonce validation on the audio_merchant_add_audio_file function. This vulnerability allows unauthenticated attackers to upload arbitrary files by tricking a site administrator into clicking on a link. The risk score for this vulnerability is 65, with a base severity of HIGH and base score of 8.8 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD). The exploitability score is 2.8, and the impact includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts, as well as high availability impact. Remediation for this vulnerability should include updating the affected plugin to a patched version provided by the vendor or disabling the plugin until a fix is available.

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