CVE-2023-5200

CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Oct 20, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 79

Summary

CVE-2023-5200 is a vulnerability that affects the flowpaper plugin for WordPress in versions up to and including 2.0.3. It is classified as a Stored Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability, which allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level and above permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts in pages. This can lead to the execution of these scripts whenever a user accesses the injected page. The affected products include various versions of onXX_W, onXX_V, onXX_U, and more. The vulnerability has a risk score of 25 and a base severity level of MEDIUM according to NVD@NIST.gov. Remediation for this vulnerability would involve updating the flowpaper plugin to a version that includes sufficient input sanitization and output escaping measures. The danger posed by this vulnerability is that it can enable attackers to execute malicious scripts on the organization's WordPress site, potentially compromising user information or performing unauthorized actions.

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