CVSS 3.1 Score 4.7 of 10 (medium)


Published Feb 21, 2024
Updated: Feb 22, 2024


CVE-2024-1501 is a vulnerability that affects the Database Reset plugin for WordPress, specifically versions up to and including 3.22. The vulnerability allows unauthenticated attackers to perform Cross-Site Request Forgery by exploiting missing or incorrect nonce validation on the install_wpr() function. This means that attackers can trick site administrators into unknowingly installing the WP Reset Plugin by clicking on a manipulated link. The risk score for this vulnerability is 25, with a base severity of MEDIUM. Remediation for this vulnerability involves updating the affected plugin to a version beyond 3.22. If left unaddressed, this vulnerability poses a potential danger to organizations using WordPress, as it could lead to unauthorized installation of malicious plugins and potential compromise of their website's security.

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