CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Feb 29, 2024


CVE-2024-0438 is a vulnerability affecting the Happy Addons for Elementor plugin for WordPress, specifically versions up to and including 3.10.1. The vulnerability is categorized as a Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) issue, which occurs due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping in the Age Gate feature of the plugin. This allows authenticated attackers with contributor access or higher to inject arbitrary web scripts into pages, which will be executed whenever a user accesses an injected page. The risk score for this vulnerability is 26, with a base severity of MEDIUM. Remediation for this vulnerability involves updating the Happy Addons for Elementor plugin to a version that addresses the issue. This vulnerability poses a potential danger to organizations using the affected plugin as it allows unauthorized execution of scripts that can lead to further exploitation or compromise of user data or website functionality.


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