CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 7, 2023
Updated: Nov 14, 2023


CVE-2023-5659 is a vulnerability found in the Interact: Embed A Quiz On Your Site plugin for WordPress, affecting all versions up to and including 3.0.7. The vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level and above permissions to execute arbitrary web scripts through stored cross-site scripting (XSS). This is possible due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on user-supplied attributes within the 'interact-quiz' shortcode. The impact of this vulnerability is considered medium, with a base severity score of 6.4 out of 10. Organizations should remediate this issue by updating to the latest version of the plugin to ensure proper input validation and mitigate the potential danger posed by unauthorized script execution on injected pages.

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