CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 22, 2023
Updated: Nov 28, 2023


CVE-2023-5667 is a vulnerability affecting the Tab Ultimate plugin for WordPress, specifically in versions up to and including 1.3. The vulnerability allows for Stored Cross-Site Scripting attacks through the plugin's shortcodes due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on user supplied attributes. This means that authenticated attackers with contributor-level or higher permissions can inject arbitrary web scripts into pages, which will execute when accessed by users. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM, with a base score of 5.4 according to NIST's CVSS v3.1 rating system. Remediation for this vulnerability would likely involve updating the affected plugin to a patched version or disabling it altogether to mitigate the potential danger it poses to an organization's WordPress website.

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