CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Feb 29, 2024


CVE-2023-6806 is a vulnerability found in the Starbox plugin for WordPress, affecting all versions up to 3.4.8. The vulnerability is categorized as Stored Cross-Site Scripting and is caused by insufficient input sanitization and output escaping in the Job Settings user profile fields. This allows authenticated attackers with subscriber-level access or higher to inject malicious web scripts that will execute when users access an injected page. The risk score for this vulnerability is 25, indicating a medium level of severity. It has low impact on integrity and confidentiality, and the attack vector is through the network. Remediation for this vulnerability would involve updating the Starbox plugin to a version that includes proper input sanitization and output escaping to prevent script injection attacks.

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