CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 11, 2024
Updated: Jan 18, 2024
CWE ID 434


CVE-2023-6979 is a vulnerability affecting the Customer Reviews for WooCommerce plugin for WordPress, with all versions up to and including 5.38.9. The vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with author-level access or higher to upload arbitrary files on the affected site's server, potentially leading to remote code execution. The vulnerability arises due to missing file type validation in the ivole_import_upload_csv AJAX action. Products affected by this vulnerability include various versions of qFsZ87, qFsZ86, qFsZ85, and others. The CVSS score for this vulnerability is 8.8 (High severity), with a base score of 5.9 for impact and 2.8 for exploitability. Organizations can remediate this vulnerability by updating the plugin to a version that includes the necessary file type validation checks.

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