CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 22, 2023
Updated: Nov 27, 2023


CVE-2023-5163 is a vulnerability found in the Weather Atlas Widget plugin for WordPress, affecting versions up to and including 1.2.1. The vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level or higher permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts using the 'shortcode-weather-atlas' shortcode. This can result in stored cross-site scripting attacks, where the injected scripts execute whenever a user accesses an affected page. The risk score for this vulnerability is 25, indicating a medium severity level. To remediate the vulnerability, users should update to a patched version of the plugin when it becomes available.

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