CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 7, 2023
Updated: Nov 14, 2023


CVE-2023-5743 is a vulnerability found in the Telephone Number Linker plugin for WordPress. This vulnerability affects all versions of the plugin up to and including 1.2. The issue arises due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping, which allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level permissions or higher to inject arbitrary web scripts using the 'telnumlink' shortcode. This means that whenever a user accesses a page with the injected script, it will be executed. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and requires LOW privileges and user interaction. However, it poses a LOW impact on integrity and confidentiality and has no availability impact. The CVSS score is 5.4, indicating a moderate level of risk. No specific remediation steps or potential dangers have been mentioned in the provided information.

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