CVE-2023-6316

CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Jan 11, 2024
Updated: Jan 17, 2024
CWE ID 434

Summary

CVE-2023-6316 is a vulnerability affecting the MW WP Form plugin for WordPress, specifically versions up to and including 5.0.1. This vulnerability allows unauthenticated attackers to upload arbitrary files on the affected site's server, potentially leading to remote code execution. The issue arises due to insufficient file type validation in the '_single_file_upload' function. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their MW WP Form plugin to a version that is not affected by the issue. The potential danger for organizations is that an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain unauthorized access and control over the affected WordPress site, compromising its integrity and confidentiality.

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