CVE-2024-1642

CVSS 3.1 Score 4.3 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Mar 13, 2024

Summary

CVE-2024-1642 is a vulnerability that affects the MainWP Dashboard - WordPress Manager for Multiple Websites Maintenance plugin for WordPress up to version 4.6.0.1. This vulnerability is categorized as Cross-Site Request Forgery and occurs due to missing or incorrect nonce validation on the 'posting_bulk' function. It allows unauthenticated attackers to delete arbitrary posts by tricking a site administrator into performing an action, such as clicking on a malicious link. The risk score for this vulnerability is 5, with a base severity of MEDIUM. Remediation involves updating the plugin to a version that addresses the issue. This vulnerability poses potential danger to organizations using the affected plugin as it allows unauthorized deletion of posts, which can lead to data loss and disruption of website functionality.

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