Code Snippets <= 2.13.3 - Cross-Site Request Forgery to Remote Code Execution

Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
CVE CVE-2020-8417
CVSS 8.8 (High)
Publicly Published January 29, 2020
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Chloe Chamberland - Wordfence


The Code Snippets plugin before 2.14.0 for WordPress allows CSRF because of the lack of a Referer check on the import menu.



Vulnerability Details for Code Snippets

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug code-snippets (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.14.0, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 2.13.3
Patched Version
  • 2.14.0

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