CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 25, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-5127 is a vulnerability affecting the WP Font Awesome plugin for WordPress versions up to and including 1.7.9. It is categorized as a Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on the 'icon' user attribute. 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 the injected page. The risk score for this vulnerability is 26, with a base severity rating of MEDIUM. The exploitability score is 3.1, indicating a relatively low level of difficulty in exploiting this vulnerability. However, the impact score is 2.7, suggesting that the potential danger to an organization's integrity and confidentiality is relatively low.

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