CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 18, 2023
Updated: Sep 21, 2023


CVE-2023-42371 is a Cross Site Scripting vulnerability found in Summernote Rich Text Editor version 0.8.18 and earlier. This vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code by crafting a script and inserting it into the link function in the editor component. The risk score for this vulnerability is 25, with a base severity of MEDIUM. The privileges required for exploitation are low, but user interaction is required. The attack vector is through the network, and the impact on integrity and confidentiality is low. The CVSS vector string for this vulnerability is CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N. It has been rated as CHANGED by [email protected] and has an exploitability score of 2.3 out of 10. Organizations using Summernote Rich Text Editor should update to a version after 0.8.18 to remediate this vulnerability to prevent potential code execution by remote attackers.


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