CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 25, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-5745 is a vulnerability that affects the Reusable Text Blocks plugin for WordPress versions up to and including 1.5.3. It is classified as a Stored Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability, which allows authenticated attackers with author-level and above permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts into pages. This can result in the execution of these scripts whenever a user accesses an injected page. The risk score for this vulnerability is 25, with a base severity of MEDIUM according to NIST's rating. The exploitability score is 2.3, indicating a relatively low level of difficulty for potential attackers. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update the affected plugin to the latest version, which includes improved input sanitization and output escaping to prevent such attacks.

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