CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 11, 2024
Updated: Jan 18, 2024
CWE ID 862


CVE-2023-6875 is a vulnerability found in the POST SMTP Mailer – Email log, Delivery Failure Notifications and Best Mail SMTP for WordPress plugin for WordPress. This vulnerability allows unauthorized access and modification of data due to a type juggling issue on the connect-app REST endpoint in all versions up to, and including, 2.8.7. As a result, attackers without authentication can reset the API key used for authentication and view logs, including password reset emails, potentially leading to a complete takeover of the affected website. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of CRITICAL with a base score of 9.8 according to the CVSS:3.1 score system, indicating its high potential impact on integrity and confidentiality. It affects multiple products and can be remediated by updating the plugin to a version that addresses this vulnerability.

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