CVE-2023-5292

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)

Details

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

Summary

CVE-2023-5292 is a vulnerability found in the Advanced Custom Fields: Extended plugin for WordPress, specifically affecting versions up to and including 0.8.9.3. The vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level and above permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts through the 'acfe_form' shortcode. This can lead to stored cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, where arbitrary scripts are executed when users access affected pages. The risk score for this vulnerability is 27, indicating a medium level of severity. To remediate the issue, it is recommended to update the plugin to a version that includes sufficient input sanitization and output escaping measures.

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