CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 15, 2023
Updated: Jan 18, 2024


CVE-2023-6553 is a vulnerability found in the Backup Migration plugin for WordPress, affecting all versions up to and including 1.3.7. The vulnerability allows an attacker to achieve remote code execution by controlling the values passed to an include file called "/includes/backup-heart.php." This can be exploited by unauthenticated attackers, posing a high risk to organizations using the affected products. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of CRITICAL (base score: 9.8) and can lead to high impacts on integrity and confidentiality. Remediation for this vulnerability is not specified in the provided information, but organizations should consider updating their Backup Migration plugin to a patched version or disabling it until a fix is available.

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