CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 20, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-5615 is a vulnerability affecting the Skype Legacy Buttons plugin for WordPress versions up to and including 3.1. This vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level and above permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts in pages using the 'skype-status' shortcode, leading to stored cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. The vulnerability arises due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on user-supplied attributes. The impact of this vulnerability is rated as medium severity, with low privileges required and no user interaction necessary. The attack vector is through the network, and the integrity and confidentiality impacts are low. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update to the latest version of the Skype Legacy Buttons plugin for WordPress.

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