CVE-2023-4963

CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Sep 15, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 79

Summary

CVE-2023-4963 is a vulnerability found in the WS Facebook Like Box Widget for WordPress plugin. It affects versions up to and including 5.0 of the plugin. The vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level and above permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts using the 'ws-facebook-likebox' shortcode. These scripts can be executed whenever a user accesses an injected page, posing a risk to the security of the organization's website. The vulnerability is categorized as CWE-79, which refers to improper neutralization of input during web page generation (cross-site scripting). To remediate this vulnerability, users should update to a version of the plugin that addresses the issue. The severity of this vulnerability is rated as medium with a base score of 5.4 according to NVD@NIST.gov.

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