CVE-2023-6801

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Jan 6, 2024
Updated: Jan 12, 2024
CWE ID 79

Summary

CVE-2023-6801 is a vulnerability affecting the RSS Aggregator by Feedzy WordPress plugin in all versions up to and including 4.3.2. The vulnerability arises from insufficient input sanitization and output escaping, leading to Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks via the admin settings. This vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with author-level permissions or higher to inject arbitrary web scripts that will execute whenever a user accesses an injected page. There have been 152 reported instances of this vulnerability. The risk score is rated at 26, indicating a medium impact. Remediation for this vulnerability involves updating the affected plugin to a version that includes proper input sanitization and output escaping measures to mitigate the risk of XSS attacks. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability includes unauthorized execution of malicious scripts on websites, which can lead to compromised user data, defaced websites, and potential further exploitation of other vulnerabilities within an organization's network infrastructure.

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