CVE-2024-1909

CVSS 3.1 Score 4.3 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Feb 27, 2024

Summary

CVE-2024-1909 is a vulnerability in the Categorify plugin for WordPress, affecting all versions up to and including 1.0.7.4. The vulnerability is due to missing or incorrect nonce validation on the categorifyAjaxRenameCategory function, allowing unauthenticated attackers to rename categories through forged requests if they can trick a site administrator into taking action, such as clicking on a link. This vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM with a base score of 4.3 according to the CVSS:3.1 vector string provided. The potential danger it poses to organizations is low impact on integrity and no impact on confidentiality, but it requires user interaction and network access for exploitation. Remediation for this vulnerability would involve updating the Categorify plugin to a secure version that addresses the nonce validation issue.

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