CVE-2023-6373

CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Jan 16, 2024
Updated: Jan 23, 2024
CWE ID 89

Summary

CVE-2023-6373 is a cyber vulnerability that affects the ArtPlacer Widget WordPress plugin before version 2.20.7. The vulnerability arises from the plugin's failure to properly sanitize and escape the "id" parameter before submitting the query, enabling SQL injection attacks that can be exploited by editors and above. Additionally, due to a lack of CSRF (Cross-Site Request Forgery) check, logged editors (or above) are also susceptible to exploitation through CSRF attacks. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH (8.8 out of 10) and poses a significant danger to organizations as it allows unauthorized access to sensitive information, potentially leading to data breaches and manipulation. To remediate the issue, organizations should update their ArtPlacer Widget WordPress plugin to version 2.20.7 or higher, which addresses the vulnerability and improves security measures against SQL injection attacks.

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