CVE-2023-6970

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.1 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Jan 18, 2024
Updated: Jan 24, 2024
CWE ID 79

Summary

CVE-2023-6970 is a vulnerability in the WP Recipe Maker plugin for WordPress, affecting all versions up to and including 9.1.0. The vulnerability allows for Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks through the 'Referer' header due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping. Unauthenticated attackers can inject arbitrary web scripts into pages that execute upon user interaction, such as clicking on a link. The potential danger to organizations is moderate, with a base severity rating of MEDIUM. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update the WP Recipe Maker plugin to a version beyond 9.1.0 which includes proper input sanitization and output escaping measures.

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