OpenHook <= 4.3.0 - Authenticated (Subscriber+) Remote Code Execution via Shortcode

9.9
Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection')
CVE CVE-2023-5201
CVSS 9.9 (Critical)
Publicly Published September 29, 2023
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher István Márton - Wordfence

Description

The OpenHook plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Remote Code Execution in versions up to, and including, 4.3.0 via the 'php' shortcode. This allows authenticated attackers with subscriber-level permissions or above, to execute code on the server. This requires the [php] shortcode setting to be enabled on the vulnerable site.

Wordfence blocked 1,031 attacks targeting this vulnerability in the past 24 hours.

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Vulnerability Details for OpenHook

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug thesis-openhook (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 4.3.1, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 4.3.0
Patched Version
  • 4.3.1

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