CVE-2023-40196

CVSS 3.1 Score 7.1 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Sep 4, 2023
Updated: Sep 8, 2023
CWE ID 79

Summary

CVE-2023-40196 is a vulnerability categorized as Unauthenticated Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in the ImageRecycle ImageRecycle pdf & image compression plugin versions up to 3.1.11. This vulnerability affects multiple products and has a risk score of 26. The base severity is rated as HIGH with a base score of 7.1 according to the CVSS v3.1 scoring system. The exploitability score is 2.8, and the attack vector is through the network with required user interaction. The potential danger includes low impact on integrity and confidentiality but has the potential for script injection and manipulation of web pages, leading to potential unauthorized access or data theft. Remediation for this vulnerability would involve updating the affected plugin to a version that addresses this issue, thereby mitigating the risk posed to organizations using this software.

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