CVE-2024-1978

CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Feb 29, 2024

Summary

CVE-2024-1978 is a vulnerability in the Friends plugin for WordPress, affecting all versions up to and including 2.8.5. This vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with administrator-level access and above to perform Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF) attacks via the discover_available_feeds function. As a result, these attackers can make web requests to arbitrary locations, potentially querying and modifying information from internal services. The risk score of this vulnerability is 25, with a base severity of MEDIUM, and it requires high privileges to exploit. Remediation should involve updating the Friends plugin to a version that addresses the vulnerability.

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