CVE-2023-6983

CVSS 3.1 Score 4.3 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Feb 5, 2024
Updated: Feb 13, 2024
CWE ID 639

Summary

CVE-2023-6983 is a vulnerability in the Display custom fields in the frontend - Post and User Profile Fields plugin for WordPress, affecting all versions up to and including 1.2.1. The vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level access or higher to retrieve potentially sensitive post meta by exploiting an Insecure Direct Object Reference. The risk score for this vulnerability is 5, indicating a medium severity level. The base score is 4.3, and the exploitability score is 2.8, suggesting a low level of privileges required and no user interaction needed. The attack vector is through the network, and the impact involves low confidentiality impact and no integrity or availability impact. To remediate this vulnerability, users should ensure they have updated to the latest version of the plugin when available to mitigate the risk it poses to their organization's data security.

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