CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 11, 2024
Updated: Jan 17, 2024
CWE ID 552


CVE-2023-6266 is a vulnerability that affects the Backup Migration plugin for WordPress, up to and including version 1.3.6. This vulnerability allows unauthenticated attackers to access sensitive data, such as user passwords, PII, and database credentials, by downloading backup files due to insufficient path and file validation in the handle_downloading function of the plugin. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH with a base score of 7.5 according to CVSS:3.1. The affected products include various versions of WordPress and related plugins. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update to a version of the plugin that addresses this issue or disable the affected functionality if not needed.

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