CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 20, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-5086 is a vulnerability in the Copy Anything to Clipboard plugin for WordPress, affecting versions up to and including 2.6.4. The vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level permissions or higher to inject arbitrary web scripts using the 'copy' shortcode, leading to stored cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. This can result in the execution of malicious scripts whenever a user accesses an injected page. The vulnerability has a CVSS base score of 5.4 (medium severity) and requires low privileges and user interaction for exploitation. It has an impact on integrity and confidentiality, but does not impact availability. To remediate the vulnerability, users should update the plugin to a version that includes proper input sanitization and output escaping measures.

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