CVE-2023-5609

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.1 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Nov 20, 2023
Updated: Nov 27, 2023
CWE ID 79

Summary

CVE-2023-5609 is a vulnerability found in the Seraphinite Accelerator WordPress plugin before version 2.2.29. The plugin does not properly sanitize and escape a parameter before displaying it on the page, which allows for a Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attack. This vulnerability poses a risk to high privilege users like administrators. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as MEDIUM with a base score of 6.1 according to NVD@NIST.gov. To remediate this issue, users should update to the latest version of the Seraphinite Accelerator WordPress plugin that includes the necessary security patches.

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