CVE-2023-4726

CVSS 3.1 Score 4.4 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Nov 22, 2023
Updated: Nov 27, 2023
CWE ID 79

Summary

CVE-2023-4726 is a vulnerability in the Ultimate Dashboard plugin for WordPress, affecting versions up to and including 3.7.7. The vulnerability is a Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) issue that occurs due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping in the admin settings. This allows authenticated attackers with administrator-level permissions or above to inject arbitrary web scripts into pages, which will execute when accessed by users. It should be noted that this vulnerability only affects multi-site installations and installations where unfiltered_html has been disabled. The risk score for this vulnerability is 25, with a base severity of MEDIUM and a base score of 4.4 according to [email protected]. The exploitability score is 1.3, and the impact score is 2.7. Remediation for this vulnerability involves updating the Ultimate Dashboard plugin to a version beyond 3.7.7, which addresses the issue and improves input sanitization and output escaping to prevent XSS attacks.

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