CVE-2023-5231

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)

Details

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

Summary

CVE-2023-5231 is a vulnerability affecting the Magic Action Box plugin for WordPress. Versions up to and including 2.17.2 are vulnerable to Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on user-supplied attributes. This vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level and above permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts in pages, which will execute whenever a user accesses an injected page. The risk score for this vulnerability is 26, with a base severity of MEDIUM and a base score of 6.4 according to the CVSS:3.1 scoring system. Remediation measures should involve updating the Magic Action Box plugin to a version that addresses this vulnerability in order to mitigate the potential danger it poses to organizations using WordPress with this plugin installed.

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