CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Feb 10, 2024
Updated: Feb 15, 2024


CVE-2023-51493 is a vulnerability categorized as CWE-79 (Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation). It affects the Howard Ehrenberg Custom Post Carousels with Owl plugin, specifically versions from n/a through 1.4.6. This vulnerability allows for Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM, with a base score of 5.4 according to NVD@NIST. The exploitability score is 2.3, indicating a relatively low level of difficulty for an attacker to exploit this vulnerability. The impact score is 2.7, indicating low impact on integrity and confidentiality. The attack vector is through the network and user interaction is required for exploitation. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update to the latest version of Custom Post Carousels with Owl plugin as soon as possible to mitigate the potential danger it poses to an organization's website security.


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