CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 31, 2023
Updated: Nov 13, 2023


CVE-2023-5114 is a vulnerability found in the idbbee plugin for WordPress, affecting versions up to and including 1.0. This vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level permissions or higher to inject arbitrary web scripts through the plugin's 'idbbee' shortcode. Insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on user supplied attributes contribute to this vulnerability. When exploited, these injected scripts can execute whenever a user accesses an affected page. The risk score for this vulnerability is 25, indicating a medium severity level. The base score is 5.4, with low privileges required and user interaction being necessary for exploitation. The attack vector is through the network, while the impact on integrity and confidentiality is low. The exploitability score is 2.3, and the availability impact is none.

Affected Products: idbbee plugin for WordPress (versions up to and including 1.0) Remediation: Update the idbbee plugin to a version that includes fixes for this vulnerability. Danger to Organization: This vulnerability poses a potential risk as authenticated attackers can inject malicious scripts into affected pages, potentially leading to unauthorized actions or data theft when users access those pages.

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