CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 27, 2023
Updated: Sep 28, 2023


CVE-2023-44042 is a stored cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability found in Black Cat CMS 1.4.1, impacting the /settings/index.php page. This vulnerability allows attackers to execute arbitrary web scripts or HTML by injecting a crafted payload into the Website header parameter. The affected product in this case is Black Cat CMS version 1.4.1. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update to a patched version of the software or apply any available security patches provided by the vendor. This vulnerability has a CVSS base score of 5.4, classifying it as medium severity, with low privileges required and user interaction required for exploitation. The potential danger it poses to an organization includes the execution of malicious scripts or HTML, which could lead to unauthorized actions being performed on the targeted website and potentially compromising user data or spreading malware.

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