CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 20, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-5063 is a vulnerability that affects the Widget Responsive for Youtube plugin for WordPress, specifically versions up to and including 1.6.1. The vulnerability is related to Stored Cross-Site Scripting, which occurs due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on user-supplied attributes. Authenticated attackers with contributor-level and above permissions can exploit this vulnerability to inject arbitrary web scripts into pages, which will execute whenever a user accesses an injected page. This vulnerability has a risk score of 25 and a base severity rating of MEDIUM. The affected products include various versions of the plugin. Remediation measures should be taken to update the plugin to a patched version as soon as possible in order to mitigate the potential danger it poses to organizations.

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