CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 25, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-45137 is a vulnerability affecting XWiki Platform versions 3.1-milestone-2 to 13.4-rc-1 and versions 14.10.12 and 15.5-rc-1 of org.xwiki.platform:xwiki-platform-web and org.xwiki.platform:xwiki-platform-web-templates. The vulnerability allows for cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks when creating a document that already exists in XWiki, as the error message displayed is vulnerable to raw HTML injection. The attacker needs to create a non-empty document with an attack code in its name. The issue has been patched in org.xwiki.platform:xwiki-platform-web version 13.4-rc-1 and org.xwiki.platform:xwiki-platform-web-templates versions 14.10.12 and 15.5-rc-1 by adding proper escaping mechanisms. This vulnerability, with a base severity of MEDIUM and a base score of 5.4, poses a potential danger to organizations as it can lead to unauthorized access or manipulation of sensitive information through XSS attacks.

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