CVSS 3.1 Score 4.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Feb 27, 2024


CVE-2024-1912 is a vulnerability in the Categorify plugin for WordPress, affecting all versions up to and including It is susceptible to Cross-Site Request Forgery due to the absence or incorrect validation of nonces in the categorifyAjaxUpdateFolderPosition function. This vulnerability enables unauthenticated attackers to manipulate the folder position of categories and alter metadata of other taxonomies through forged requests, provided they can deceive a site administrator into taking an action like clicking on a link. The risk score is 15, with a base severity level of MEDIUM. The exploitability score is 2.8, and the impact score is 1.4, indicating a potential threat to organizations using this plugin on their WordPress websites. Remediation measures should involve updating the Categorify plugin to a version that includes nonce validation enhancements.

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