CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Feb 7, 2024
Updated: Feb 14, 2024


The vulnerability with the CVE ID name CVE-2024-0256 affects the Starbox plugin for WordPress in all versions up to and including 3.4.8. It is a Stored Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability that occurs due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping in the Profile Display Name and Social Settings. This allows authenticated attackers with subscriber-level access and above to inject arbitrary web scripts into pages, which will execute when a user accesses an injected page. The vulnerability has a risk score of 26 and a base severity of MEDIUM. Remediation for this vulnerability would involve updating the affected plugin to a version that addresses the issue. The potential danger it poses to organizations is that it could be exploited by attackers to inject malicious scripts into WordPress sites, potentially leading to unauthorized access or manipulation of sensitive data.


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