CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Jan 29, 2024
Updated: Feb 2, 2024


CVE-2023-6530 is a vulnerability in the TJ Shortcodes WordPress plugin through version 0.1.3. It allows users with the contributor role and above to perform Stored Cross-Site Scripting attacks due to inadequate validation and escaping of shortcode attributes. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as MEDIUM, with a CVSS score of 5.4. The privilege level required for exploitation is LOW, and user interaction is REQUIRED. The attack vector is through the NETWORK, and the impact on integrity and confidentiality is LOW. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update the TJ Shortcodes plugin to the latest version available, which includes proper validation and escaping measures. Organizations should be aware of potential risks associated with this vulnerability, including unauthorized code execution and manipulation of website content by malicious actors.

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