CVE-2023-6226

CVSS 3.1 Score 4.3 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Nov 28, 2023
Updated: Dec 4, 2023
CWE ID 639

Summary

CVE-2023-6226 is a vulnerability found in the WP Shortcodes Plugin - Shortcodes Ultimate for WordPress. It affects all versions up to and including 5.13.3. The vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level access or higher to retrieve arbitrary post meta values containing sensitive information by exploiting the su_meta shortcode due to missing validation on user-controlled keys 'key' and 'post_id'. The potential danger of this vulnerability lies in the unauthorized access to sensitive information that could be combined with other plugins. It has a risk score of 5 and a base severity of MEDIUM according to NVD@NIST, with a base score of 4.3. The vulnerability does not require high privileges or user interaction and can be exploited through the network.

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