CVE-2022-4954

CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Oct 20, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 79

Summary

CVE-2022-4954 is a vulnerability affecting the Waiting: One-click countdowns plugin for WordPress, specifically versions up to and including 0.6.2. The vulnerability is categorized as Stored Cross-Site Scripting, resulting from insufficient input sanitization and output escaping. This allows attackers with administrator-level permissions or higher to inject arbitrary web scripts into pages, which will execute when accessed by users. The vulnerability has a risk score of 26 and a base severity of MEDIUM. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update the plugin to a version that addresses the issue. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability lies in the ability of attackers to execute malicious scripts on affected websites, potentially leading to unauthorized access, data theft, or other harmful actions.

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