CVE-2023-4774

CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Sep 22, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 79

Summary

CVE-2023-4774 is a vulnerability found in the WP-Matomo Integration (WP-Piwik) plugin for WordPress, affecting versions up to and including 1.0.28. The vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level and above permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts in pages using the 'wp-piwik' shortcode. This can lead to stored cross-site scripting attacks, where the injected code executes whenever a user accesses an affected page. The vulnerability poses a medium risk with a base score of 5.4 according to NVD's rating, and it requires low privileges and user interaction to exploit. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update the WP-Matomo Integration plugin to a version that includes the necessary input sanitization and output escaping measures to prevent script injection attacks.

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