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CVE-2023-6623 Scanner

Detects 'Local File Inclusion (LFI)' vulnerability in Essential Blocks plugin for WordPress affects v. prior to 4.4.3.


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Single Scan

Can be used by

Asset Owner

Estimated Time

15 sec

Scan only one


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CVE-2023-6623 Scanner Detail

The Essential Blocks WordPress plugin is a popular and widely used plugin that enhances the capabilities of the WordPress block editor. It provides an extensive library of customizable blocks that can be used to build any kind of website. Whether it's a blog, an e-commerce store, a portfolio or a corporate website, Essential Blocks WordPress plugin offers various functionalities for website owners and designers to create a unique and engaging website. With this plugin, users can add beautiful, responsive and functional blocks to their website with just a few clicks.

However, recently the plugin has been found to contain a critical vulnerability, identified as CVE-2023-6623. This vulnerability allows unauthenticated attackers to overwrite local variables while rendering templates over the REST API, leading to Local File Inclusion attacks. Essentially, this means that attackers can exploit the vulnerability to access sensitive data on the server and execute malicious code  without any authentication.

If exploited, the vulnerability can potentially result in the compromise of the entire website. Attackers can use it to execute arbitrary code and upload malicious files, steal sensitive data, or even take total control of the server. This can lead to a range of highly damaging scenarios, including website defacement and data breaches that can put user data and company data at risk.

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