CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 21, 2023
Updated: Sep 26, 2023


CVE-2023-41048 is a vulnerability affecting plone.namedfile in versions prior to 5.6.1, 6.0.3, 6.1.3, and 6.2.1. This vulnerability allows for stored cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks on SVG images in Plone Dexterity content. While a security hotfix in 2021 addressed some aspects of the issue, the problem remains for scales of SVG images. Exploiting this vulnerability requires an attacker to upload an image and trick a user into clicking a specially crafted link. Patches are available for the affected Plone versions, and there are no known workarounds. The National Vulnerability Database (NVD) rates this vulnerability as medium severity with a base score of 5.4 out of 10, indicating low privileges required and user interaction needed for exploitation, with low impacts on integrity and confidentiality. Note: The paragraph report provided above is based on the information given in the text and does not contain any additional analysis or opinions from the cyber-security analyst.


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