CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 11, 2024
Updated: Jan 17, 2024


CVE-2023-6699 is a vulnerability in the WP Compress – Image Optimizer [All-In-One] plugin for WordPress, affecting all versions up to and including 6.10.33. This vulnerability allows unauthenticated attackers to perform directory traversal through the css parameter, potentially leading to the unauthorized reading of sensitive files on the server. The risk score for this vulnerability is 32, with a base severity of HIGH and a base score of 7.5 according to NVD@NIST. The exploitability score is 3.9, and the confidentiality impact is rated as HIGH. It is recommended that users update their plugin to a patched version to remediate this vulnerability and protect their organization's sensitive information from being accessed by unauthorized individuals or entities.

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