CVSS 3.1 Score 4.8 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 6, 2023
Updated: Nov 14, 2023


CVE-2023-5530 is a vulnerability found in the Ninja Forms Contact Form WordPress plugin before version 3.6.34. It allows high privilege users, such as admins, to perform Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks by not sanitizing and escaping its label fields. Only users with the unfiltered_html capability can exploit this vulnerability, but they are already allowed to use JavaScript in posts or comments. The vendor has acknowledged and fixed the issue. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM, with a base score of 4.8 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD). The impact score is 2.7, indicating low integrity and confidentiality impacts. The exploitability score is 1.7, and the attack vector is through the network.

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