CVE-2023-5706

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Nov 22, 2023
Updated: Dec 2, 2023
CWE ID 79

Summary

CVE-2023-5706 is a vulnerability that affects the VK Blocks plugin for WordPress in versions up to and including 1.63.0.1. This vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level and above permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts in pages, leading to stored cross-site scripting attacks. The vulnerability arises from insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on user-supplied attributes. The affected products include various versions of WordPress plugins (rzUO1a, rzUO1Y, rzUO1e, etc.). Organizations can remediate this vulnerability by updating the VK Blocks plugin to a version that is not affected. This vulnerability poses a medium level of danger, with a base severity score of 6.4 out of 10, as it can allow attackers to execute arbitrary scripts on the targeted website, potentially compromising user data or performing other malicious activities.

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