CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 30, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-5335 is a vulnerability affecting the Buzzsprout Podcasting plugin for WordPress, specifically versions up to and including 1.8.3. The vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level and above permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts through the 'buzzsprout' shortcode, leading to Stored Cross-Site Scripting. This can result in the execution of malicious scripts whenever a user accesses an injected page. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM, with a base score of 5.4 according to NVD. Remediation for this vulnerability involves updating the plugin to a version that addresses the insufficient input sanitization and output escaping issue.

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