The ACF Photo Gallery Field plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized modification of data due to an insufficient restriction on the 'apg_profile_update' function in versions up to, and including, 1.9. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level permissions or above, to update the user metas arbitrarily. The meta value can only be a string.
Published 2023-07-27 07:15:10
Updated 2023-08-02 22:00:38
Source Wordfence
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2023-3957

0.05%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 18 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2023-3957

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:N/I:L/A:N
2.8
1.4
Wordfence

CWE ids for CVE-2023-3957

  • The product does not perform or incorrectly performs an authorization check when an actor attempts to access a resource or perform an action.
    Assigned by: security@wordfence.com (Secondary)
  • The product performs an authorization check when an actor attempts to access a resource or perform an action, but it does not correctly perform the check. This allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2023-3957

Products affected by CVE-2023-3957

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