CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 20, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-5308 is a vulnerability affecting the Podcast Subscribe Buttons plugin for WordPress up to version 1.4.8. The vulnerability is due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping, which allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level permissions or higher to inject arbitrary web scripts in pages. This can lead to the execution of malicious code whenever a user accesses an injected page. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM with a CVSS score of 6.4. The affected products include various versions of the Podcast Subscribe Buttons plugin for WordPress and other related products. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update to a version of the plugin that includes proper input sanitization and output escaping measures to prevent cross-site scripting attacks.

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