CVSS 3.1 Score 4.8 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 6, 2023
Updated: Dec 4, 2023


CVE-2023-5605 is a vulnerability that affects the URL Shortify WordPress plugin before version It allows high privilege users, such as admin, to perform Stored Cross-Site Scripting attacks even when the unfiltered_html capability is disallowed. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM with a base score of 4.8 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD). The exploitability score is 1.7, and the attack vector is through the network. The potential danger it poses to an organization includes low integrity and confidentiality impact, but no availability impact. To remediate this vulnerability, it is recommended to update the plugin to version or later to ensure that the settings are properly sanitized and escaped, preventing potential attacks that could compromise website security or user data.

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