CVE-2023-5432

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)

Details

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

Summary

CVE-2023-5432 is a vulnerability affecting the Jquery news ticker plugin for WordPress up to version 3.1. This vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level and above permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts using the 'jquery-news-ticker' shortcode. The injected scripts will execute whenever a user accesses an injected page, posing a potential danger to organizations using the affected versions of the plugin. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update to a version of the plugin that includes sufficient input sanitization and output escaping for user-supplied attributes. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as MEDIUM with a base score of 6.4, indicating its significance in terms of potential impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

Share

Explore Beyond the CVE Basics with Recorded Future's Vulnerability Intelligence

Note: This is just a basic overview providing quick insights into CVE-2023-5432 information. Gain full access to comprehensive CVE data, risk scores, prioritization, and mitigation data through Recorded Future's Vulnerability Intelligence:
  • Prioritize with Risk-Based Scoring
  • Explore the Extensive Vulnerability Database
  • Receive Early Alerts on Emerging CVEs
  • Focus on Critical Exploitable Vulnerabilities
  • Streamline Remediation with Integration Options