CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Jan 20, 2024
Updated: Jan 26, 2024
CWE ID 862


CVE-2024-0679 is a vulnerability in the ColorMag theme for WordPress, affecting all versions up to and including 3.1.2. This vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with subscriber-level access and above to install and activate arbitrary plugins, due to a missing capability check on the plugin_action_callback() function. The potential danger it poses to organizations is rated as medium, with a base severity score of 6.5. The integrity impact is high, while confidentiality impact is none. Remediation for this vulnerability would involve updating the ColorMag theme to a version that includes the necessary capability check on the plugin_action_callback() function.

Explore Beyond the CVE Basics with Recorded Future's Vulnerability Intelligence

Note: This is just a basic overview providing quick insights into CVE-2024-0679 information. Gain full access to comprehensive CVE data, risk scores, prioritization, and mitigation data through Recorded Future's Vulnerability Intelligence:
  • Prioritize with Risk-Based Scoring
  • Explore the Extensive Vulnerability Database
  • Receive Early Alerts on Emerging CVEs
  • Focus on Critical Exploitable Vulnerabilities
  • Streamline Remediation with Integration Options