CVE-2023-4808

CVSS 3.1 Score 4.8 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Nov 20, 2023
Updated: Nov 27, 2023
CWE ID 79

Summary

CVE-2023-4808 is a vulnerability found in the WP Post Popup WordPress plugin version 3.7.3 and below. The plugin fails to properly sanitize and escape certain inputs, which could allow high privilege users, even those with the unfiltered_html capability disallowed, to carry out Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks. This vulnerability has a medium severity rating with a base score of 4.8 according to [email protected]. The exploitability score is 1.7, and high privileges are required for an attacker to exploit this vulnerability. The potential danger lies in the ability for an attacker to inject malicious code into web pages viewed by users, leading to unauthorized actions or theft of sensitive information. To mitigate the risk, users are advised to update the WP Post Popup plugin to a version that addresses this vulnerability or find an alternative solution.

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