CVSS 3.1 Score 7.1 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 15, 2023
Updated: Dec 19, 2023


CVE-2023-49170 is a Secondary vulnerability categorized as CWE-79, which refers to the improper neutralization of input during web page generation (cross-site scripting). The vulnerability affects Forms by CaptainForm - Form Builder for WordPress versions from n/a through 2.5.3. This vulnerability allows for reflected cross-site scripting (XSS). The risk score is 25, indicating a high severity level. The base score is 7.1, with an impact score of 3.7. The exploitability score is 2.8, and user interaction is required for the attack to occur. The attack vector is through the network, and the potential impact includes low integrity and confidentiality impacts, as well as low availability impact. It is recommended to remediate this vulnerability by applying the necessary updates or patches provided by CaptainForm - Form Builder for WordPress to prevent potential exploitation and protect organizational assets from XSS attacks.

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