CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 17, 2023
Updated: Dec 28, 2023


CVE-2023-42628 is a stored cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability that affects Liferay Portal versions 7.1.0 through, and Liferay DXP versions 7.0 fix pack 83 through 102, 7.1 fix pack 28 and earlier, 7.2 fix pack 20 and earlier, 7.3 update 33 and earlier, and 7.4 before update 88. This vulnerability allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML into a parent wiki page by exploiting a crafted payload in the 'Content' text field of a wiki page. To remediate this vulnerability, users should upgrade to Liferay Portal version 7.4 update 88 or later, or apply the relevant patches for the affected versions. The potential danger posed to an organization is that remote attackers could exploit this vulnerability to inject malicious scripts or HTML code into the organization's wiki pages, potentially leading to unauthorized access or manipulation of sensitive information on the affected systems.


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