CVSS 3.1 Score 4.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 22, 2023
Updated: Nov 29, 2023


CVE-2023-5715 is a vulnerability found in the Website Optimization – Plerdy plugin for WordPress. This vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with administrator-level access to inject arbitrary web scripts in pages through the plugin's tracking code settings. It affects all versions up to and including 1.3.2 and only impacts multi-site installations and installations with disabled unfiltered_html. The vulnerability is classified as a Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) and has a base severity of MEDIUM with a CVSS score of 4.4. The potential danger it poses to organizations is relatively low, with low integrity and confidentiality impact, and no availability impact. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their plugin to the latest version available, which should include necessary input sanitization and output escaping measures to prevent XSS attacks.

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