CVE-2023-7225

CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Jan 30, 2024
Updated: Feb 6, 2024
CWE ID 79

Summary

CVE-2023-7225 is a vulnerability in the MapPress Maps for WordPress plugin, affecting all versions up to and including 2.88.16. The vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor access or above to inject arbitrary web scripts using the width and height parameters, leading to stored cross-site scripting attacks. This means that whenever a user accesses an injected page, the injected script will execute. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM, with a base score of 5.4 out of 10. Remediating the vulnerability requires updating the affected plugin to a version that includes input sanitization and output escaping improvements. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is the ability for attackers to execute malicious scripts on vulnerable WordPress sites, potentially compromising user data and affecting the overall security of an organization's website.

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