CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Mar 21, 2024


CVE-2024-0966 is a vulnerability found in the Shariff Wrapper plugin for WordPress versions up to and including 4.6.9. It is classified as a Stored Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability, which allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level or higher permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts using the 'shariff' shortcode. The vulnerability arises due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on user-supplied attributes like 'info_text'. If exploited, this could lead to the execution of malicious scripts whenever a user accesses an injected page and clicks the information icon. The risk score for this vulnerability is 25, with a base severity of MEDIUM, and it has an exploitability score of 3.1 out of 10. Remediation for this vulnerability would involve updating the Shariff Wrapper plugin to a version that addresses the issue.

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