CVSS 3.1 Score 6.1 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 11, 2023
Updated: Dec 13, 2023


CVE-2023-5749 is a vulnerability in the EmbedPress WordPress plugin before version 3.9.2. It is categorized as a Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability, which could be exploited against high privilege users such as admin. The vulnerability occurs because the plugin does not properly sanitize and escape user input before displaying it on the page. This vulnerability affects multiple products and can be remediated by updating to version 3.9.2 or later of the EmbedPress WordPress plugin. The potential danger of this vulnerability lies in the ability for an attacker to inject malicious scripts into the website, potentially leading to unauthorized access, data theft, or further compromise of the affected organization's systems.


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