CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Mar 29, 2024


The vulnerability with the CVE ID CVE-2024-2969 affects the WP-Eggdrop plugin for WordPress in all versions up to and including 0.1. It is classified as a Cross-Site Request Forgery vulnerability due to missing or incorrect nonce validation in the wpegg_updateOptions() function. This allows unauthenticated attackers to manipulate the plugin's settings by tricking a site administrator into performing an action, such as clicking on a link. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM and a base score of 5.4 according to the CVSS:3.1 rating system. The impact score is 2.5, indicating low integrity and confidentiality impacts. The exploitability score is 2.8, and no privileges are required for exploitation. The attack vector is through the network, and user interaction is required. However, there is no availability impact. To remediate this vulnerability, it is recommended to update the WP-Eggdrop plugin to a version that includes proper nonce validation in order to prevent unauthorized changes to plugin settings and protect against potential attacks on WordPress websites using this plugin.

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