CVSS 3.1 Score 8.2 of 10 (high)


Published Mar 7, 2024


CVE-2024-1170 is a vulnerability affecting the Post Form – Registration Form – Profile Form for User Profiles – Frontend Content Forms for User Submissions (UGC) plugin for WordPress. This vulnerability exists in all versions up to and including 2.8.7, allowing unauthenticated attackers to delete arbitrary media files. The missing capability check on the handle_deleted_media function is the root cause of this issue. The base severity of this vulnerability is classified as HIGH, with a base score of 8.2 according to the CVSS v3.1 scoring system. There are no specific remediation steps provided in the text, but it is recommended to update the plugin to a version that addresses this vulnerability as soon as a patch becomes available. This vulnerability poses a potential danger to organizations using the affected plugin, as unauthorized deletion of media files can lead to data loss and disruption of content management systems.

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