CVSS 3.1 Score 6.1 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 17, 2023
Updated: Oct 23, 2023


CVE-2023-42497 is a reflected cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability that affects Liferay Portal versions through, and Liferay DXP 7.4 before update 86. This vulnerability allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML through the `_com_liferay_translation_web_internal_portlet_TranslationPortlet_redirect` parameter on the Export for Translation page. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM, with a base score of 6.1 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD). The potential danger this vulnerability poses to an organization is relatively low, with low integrity and confidentiality impacts and no availability impact identified. To remediate this vulnerability, users are advised to update their Liferay Portal or Liferay DXP installations to version 7.4 update 86 or later versions provided by the vendor.


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