CVE-2023-5567

CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Nov 7, 2023
Updated: Nov 14, 2023
CWE ID 79

Summary

CVE-2023-5567 is a vulnerability found in the QR Code Tag plugin for WordPress. The vulnerability exists in versions up to and including 1.0 due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on user supplied attributes. This allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level and above permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts in pages, which will execute whenever a user accesses an injected page. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM, with a base score of 5.4 according to NVD@nist.gov. The exploitability score is 2.3, and the impact score is 2.7. The vulnerability is classified as CWE-79, which refers to the improper neutralization of input during web page generation (cross-site scripting). It is important for affected organizations to update their QR Code Tag plugin to the latest version or apply patches provided by the vendor in order to mitigate this vulnerability and prevent potential unauthorized script injections.

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