CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 16, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-4798 is a vulnerability in the User Avatar WordPress plugin before version 1.2.2. It affects products t0UBLR, t0UBLQ, t0UBLP, and t0UBLO. The vulnerability allows low-privileged users like contributors to conduct Stored XSS attacks by exploiting the plugin's failure to properly sanitize and escape certain shortcodes attributes. The risk score for this vulnerability is 25, with a base severity of MEDIUM. To remediate the vulnerability, it is recommended to update the User Avatar plugin to version 1.2.2 or later. The potential danger this vulnerability poses to an organization includes the potential for unauthorized execution of malicious code within a website, leading to data theft, defacement, or other security breaches.


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