CVSS 3.1 Score 7.1 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 17, 2023
Updated: Oct 20, 2023


CVE-2023-45005 is an Unauthenticated Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability found in the Castos Seriously Simple Stats plugin, affecting versions up to 1.5.1. This vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH, with a base score of 7.1 according to the CVSS:3.1 scoring system. The exploitability score is rated at 2.8, indicating that it is relatively easy for attackers to exploit this vulnerability. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability includes the ability for attackers to inject malicious code into web pages viewed by users, potentially leading to unauthorized access and data theft. Organizations using the affected plugin should update to a patched version as soon as possible to remediate this vulnerability and mitigate the associated risks.

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