CVE-2023-5956

CVSS 3.1 Score 4.8 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Jan 29, 2024
Updated: Feb 3, 2024
CWE ID 79

Summary

CVE-2023-5956 is a vulnerability in the Wp-Adv-Quiz WordPress plugin version 1.0.2 and earlier. This vulnerability allows high privilege users, such as administrators, to carry out Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks, even when the unfiltered_html capability is disabled. The impact of this vulnerability is rated as medium severity, with a base score of 4.8 out of 10. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update to the latest version of the plugin once a patch has been released. This vulnerability poses a potential danger to organizations using the affected plugin, as it can be exploited to execute malicious code and compromise the security of their WordPress websites.

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