CVSS 3.1 Score 4.8 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 18, 2023
Updated: Dec 21, 2023


CVE-2023-5005 is a vulnerability in the Autocomplete Location field Contact Form 7 WordPress plugin before version 3.0, and the autocomplete-location-field-contact-form-7-pro WordPress plugin before version 2.0. The vulnerability allows high privilege users, such as administrators, to perform Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks even when the unfiltered_html capability is disallowed. This vulnerability poses a medium risk to organizations as it could allow an attacker to inject malicious code into web pages viewed by users, potentially leading to further exploitation or data theft. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update to the latest versions of the affected plugins once patches are released.

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