CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 29, 2023
Updated: Jan 5, 2024


CVE-2023-50879 is a vulnerability that affects the Automattic WordPress.Com Editing Toolkit, specifically versions from n/a through 3.78784. The vulnerability is described as an improper neutralization of input during web page generation, also known as a 'Cross-site Scripting' (XSS) vulnerability. This vulnerability allows for stored XSS attacks. The risk score of this vulnerability is 25 out of 100, indicating a medium severity level. The base score is 5.4 out of 10, with low privileges required and user interaction necessary for exploitation. The attack vector is through the network, and the potential impact includes low integrity and confidentiality impacts. Organizations using the affected versions should apply remediation measures to mitigate the risk posed by this vulnerability.

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