CVE-2023-5228

CVSS 3.1 Score 4.8 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Nov 6, 2023
Updated: Nov 14, 2023
CWE ID 79

Summary

CVE-2023-5228 is a vulnerability that affects the User Registration WordPress plugin before version 3.0.4.2. The vulnerability allows high-privilege users, such as admin, to perform Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks even when the unfiltered_html capability is disallowed. This vulnerability poses a potential danger to organizations using the affected versions of the plugin, as it can be exploited to inject malicious code into web pages and compromise user data or gain unauthorized access. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their User Registration plugin to version 3.0.4.2 or newer, which includes proper sanitization and escaping of settings to prevent XSS attacks.

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