CVSS 3.1 Score 4.8 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 4, 2023
Updated: Dec 7, 2023


CVE-2023-5137 is a vulnerability found in the Simply Excerpts WordPress plugin through version 1.4. The vulnerability arises from the lack of sanitization and escape of certain fields in the plugin settings. This could potentially allow high-privilege users, including administrators, to inject arbitrary web scripts even when the unfiltered_html capability is disallowed. The affected products include tuGNAQ, tuGNAP, tuGNAO, tuGNAN, and tuGNAM. To remediate this vulnerability, users are advised to update to the latest version of the plugin when it becomes available. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is considered medium severity with a base score of 4.8 out of 10 according to [email protected]'s rating system.

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