CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jun 19, 2024
Updated: Jun 20, 2024


The vulnerability with the CVE ID name CVE-2024-6132 affects the Pexels: Free Stock Photos plugin for WordPress versions up to and including 1.2.2. It allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level or higher permissions to upload arbitrary files on the affected site's server, potentially leading to remote code execution. The vulnerability arises due to missing file type validation in the 'pexels_fsp_images_options_validate' function. The risk score is 65, indicating a high severity level, with a base score of 8.8 out of 10. The exploitability score is 2.8, and the impact score is 5.9, affecting confidentiality and integrity of the system. Remediation should include updating the Pexels plugin to a version that addresses this vulnerability.

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