CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jul 10, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-2578 is a vulnerability found in the Buy Me a Coffee WordPress plugin before version 3.7. The vulnerability arises from the plugin's failure to properly sanitize and escape certain settings, allowing high privilege users such as administrators to carry out Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks even if the unfiltered_html capability is disabled, such as in a multisite setup. This vulnerability poses a medium risk with a base severity score of 4.8. It affects various versions of the Buy Me a Coffee WordPress plugin (sB94-8, sB94-9, sB94--, sB94-4, sB94-5, sB94-6, sB94-7, sB94-0, sB94-1, sB94-2, sB94-3, sB94-w, sB94-x, sB94-y, sB94-z, sB94-u and sB94-v). Organizations can remediate this vulnerability by updating the plugin to version 3.7 or newer to ensure proper sanitization and mitigation of XSS attacks.

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