CVSS 3.1 Score 7.1 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 15, 2023
Updated: Dec 20, 2023


CVE-2023-49178 is a vulnerability categorized as CWE-79 (Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation) that affects the Mr. Hdwplayer HDW Player Plugin (Video Player & Video Gallery) versions from n/a through 5.0. This vulnerability allows for Reflected Cross-site Scripting (XSS). The risk score for this vulnerability is 25, with a base severity of HIGH and a base score of 7.1 according to the CVSS:3.1 vector string. The exploitability score is 2.8, and the attack vector requires network access while user interaction is required. The impact on integrity and confidentiality is low, and the availability impact is also low. There are 56 instances of this vulnerability being detected so far. To remediate this vulnerability, it is recommended to update the HDW Player Plugin to a version beyond 5.0 or apply any patches or security fixes provided by the vendor. This vulnerability poses a potential danger to organizations as it could be exploited by attackers to inject malicious scripts into web pages viewed by users, leading to unauthorized actions and potential data breaches or compromises of sensitive information.


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