CVE-2023-6697

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.1 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Jan 24, 2024
Updated: Jan 30, 2024
CWE ID 79

Summary

CVE-2023-6697 is a vulnerability in the WP Go Maps plugin for WordPress, affecting all versions up to and including 9.0.28. The vulnerability allows for Reflected Cross-Site Scripting via the map id parameter due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping. Attackers can exploit this vulnerability by tricking a user into performing an action, such as clicking on a link, which then enables them to inject arbitrary web scripts into pages that execute. The severity of this vulnerability is rated as MEDIUM, with a base score of 6.1 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD). It requires user interaction and has a low impact on integrity and confidentiality. Organizations using the WP Go Maps plugin should update to a version beyond 9.0.28 to remediate this vulnerability and mitigate potential risks associated with it.

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