The Gallery Metabox for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized access of data due to a missing capability check on the refresh_metabox function in versions up to, and including, 1.5. This makes it possible for subscriber-level attackers to obtain a list of images attached to a post.
Published 2023-07-12 05:15:09
Updated 2023-07-19 14:07:58
Source Wordfence
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Bypass

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2023-2562

0.06%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 27 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2023-2562

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
2.8
1.4
Wordfence

CWE ids for CVE-2023-2562

  • The product does not perform an authorization check when an actor attempts to access a resource or perform an action.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • security@wordfence.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2023-2562

Products affected by CVE-2023-2562

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