CVSS 3.1 Score 4.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Feb 27, 2024


CVE-2024-1649 is a vulnerability in the Categorify plugin for WordPress versions up to and including It allows authenticated attackers with subscriber-level access or higher to delete categories due to a missing capability check on the categorifyAjaxDeleteCategory function. The risk score for this vulnerability is 5, with a base severity of MEDIUM and a base score of 4.3. The exploitability score is 2.8, indicating a medium level of exploitability. The potential danger to an organization includes unauthorized modification of data and deletion of categories by attackers with certain access privileges. It is recommended to update the Categorify plugin to the latest version or apply any available patches to remediate this vulnerability.

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