CVSS 3.1 Score 4.8 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 11, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-4022 is a vulnerability found in the Herd Effects WordPress plugin before version 5.2.3. It affects multiple products, including 'rq_qQ0', 'rq_qQ1', 'rq_qQw', and more. The vulnerability allows high privilege users, such as admins, to carry out Stored Cross-Site Scripting attacks even if the unfiltered_html capability is disabled, such as in a multisite setup. The risk score of this vulnerability is 25 and it has a base severity rating of MEDIUM. Remediation for this vulnerability would require updating to version 5.2.3 or later of the Herd Effects WordPress plugin to ensure that the settings are properly sanitized and escaped to prevent potential attacks.


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