CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 12, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-4840 is a vulnerability found in the MapPress Maps for WordPress plugin for WordPress, affecting versions up to and including 2.88.4. The vulnerability involves Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) and can be exploited by authenticated attackers with contributor-level or higher permissions. These attackers can inject arbitrary web scripts into pages that will execute whenever a user accesses an injected page. The affected products include various versions of WordPress and the MapPress Maps plugin. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update to a patched version of the plugin or apply any available security patches. This vulnerability poses a medium risk to organizations as it can lead to unauthorized access, data theft, or the manipulation of user interactions on affected websites.


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