CVE-2023-48219

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.1 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Nov 15, 2023
Updated: Nov 22, 2023
CWE ID 79

Summary

CVE-2023-48219 is a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability found in TinyMCE, an open-source rich text editor. The vulnerability exists in the core undo/redo functionality and other APIs and plugins, allowing for the creation of malicious snippets that can trigger XSS attacks. Text nodes within specific parents are not properly escaped according to HTML standards, making them susceptible to exploitation. The vulnerability has been patched in versions 6.7.3 and 5.10.9 of TinyMCE, and users are advised to upgrade to mitigate the risk. This vulnerability poses a medium-level danger to organizations as it could potentially lead to unauthorized script execution and data manipulation on affected systems.

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