CVE-2023-5744

CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Oct 25, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 79

Summary

CVE-2023-5744 is a vulnerability in the Very Simple Google Maps plugin for WordPress, affecting all versions up to and including 2.9. It is categorized as a Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on user supplied attributes, allowing authenticated attackers with contributor-level and above permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts in pages. This can lead to the execution of malicious code whenever a user accesses an injected page. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM with a base score of 5.4 out of 10. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their Very Simple Google Maps plugin for WordPress to a version that includes the necessary security patches.

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