CVE-2023-5413

CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Dec 19, 2023
Updated: Dec 22, 2023
CWE ID 79

Summary

CVE-2023-5413 is a vulnerability affecting the Image horizontal reel scroll slideshow plugin for WordPress, specifically versions up to and including 13.3. The vulnerability is categorized as a Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) issue, resulting from insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on user-supplied attributes. This allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level or higher permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts into pages, which will execute when accessed by users. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM with a base score of 5.4 according to NVD@NIST.gov. Remediation for this vulnerability involves updating the affected plugin to a fixed version or applying any available patches. If left unaddressed, this vulnerability poses a potential danger to organizations as it can be exploited to execute malicious scripts and compromise the integrity and confidentiality of user data on affected WordPress websites.

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