CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 31, 2023
Updated: Nov 13, 2023


CVE-2023-5073 is a vulnerability found in the iframe forms plugin for WordPress versions up to and including 1.0. It is classified as a Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping. This allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level access or higher to inject arbitrary web scripts into pages, which will execute whenever a user visits an injected page. The risk score for this vulnerability is 25, with a base severity of MEDIUM. The exploitability score is 3.1, indicating a moderate level of difficulty for attackers to exploit the vulnerability. The impact score is 2.7, suggesting a relatively low impact on integrity and confidentiality. Remediation measures should involve updating the iframe forms plugin to a fixed version that includes proper input sanitization and output escaping mechanisms. Organizations using vulnerable versions of this plugin should take immediate action to mitigate the potential danger it poses to their websites and users' security.

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