CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 14, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-4944 is a vulnerability found in the Awesome Weather Widget for WordPress plugin, affecting versions up to and including 3.0.2. This vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level and above permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts through the 'awesome-weather' shortcode, leading to stored cross-site scripting attacks. Insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on user supplied attributes contribute to this vulnerability. The potential danger it poses to organizations is that the injected scripts can be executed whenever a user accesses an affected page. Remediation for this vulnerability involves updating the plugin to a version that addresses the issue.

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