CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 17, 2023
Updated: Oct 24, 2023


CVE-2023-44309 is a vulnerability that affects Liferay Portal 7.4.2 through, and Liferay DXP 7.4 before update 54. It is categorized as a stored cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability, allowing remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by crafting a payload and injecting it into any non-HTML field of a linked source asset. The vulnerability has been assigned a risk score of 25 and is considered medium severity. The exploitability score is 2.3, and the base score is 5.4 according to's rating. The potential danger to organizations is relatively low in terms of integrity and confidentiality impact, with privileges required being low and user interaction being required for the attack to be successful. The attack vector is through the network, and the availability impact is none. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should apply the necessary updates provided by Liferay to ensure that their systems are protected from potential attacks exploiting this XSS vulnerability.

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