CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Mar 13, 2024


CVE-2024-1505 is a vulnerability found in the Academy LMS – eLearning and online course solution for WordPress plugin. This vulnerability affects all versions up to and including 1.9.19. It allows authenticated attackers, with minimal permissions such as students, to elevate their user role to that of an administrator through arbitrary user meta updates. The risk score for this vulnerability is 65, indicating a high level of severity. The exploitability score is 2.8, with a base severity of HIGH (8.8). The integrity and confidentiality impacts are also rated as HIGH, posing a significant danger to organizations using this plugin. The attack vector is through the network, and there is no user interaction required for exploitation. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their plugin to a version that addresses this issue.

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