CVE-2023-6982

CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Feb 5, 2024
Updated: Feb 13, 2024
CWE ID 79

Summary

CVE-2023-6982 is a vulnerability affecting the Display custom fields in the frontend – Post and User Profile Fields plugin for WordPress. This vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level and above permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts in pages, leading to stored cross-site scripting attacks. The vulnerability exists in all versions up to and including 1.2.1 of the plugin due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on user-supplied attributes. The affected products include various versions of ujPhUg, ujPhUd, ujPhUc, ujPhUf, ujPhUe, ujPhUZ, ujPhUb, and ujPhUa. To remediate this vulnerability, users are advised to update the plugin to a version that includes a patch. This vulnerability poses a medium-level danger to organizations as it can be exploited to execute arbitrary scripts on vulnerable websites accessed by users.

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