CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Feb 5, 2024
Updated: Feb 13, 2024


CVE-2024-1046 is a vulnerability that affects the Paid Membership Plugin, Ecommerce, User Registration Form, Login Form, User Profile & Restrict Content – ProfilePress plugin for WordPress in versions up to 4.14.3. The vulnerability is due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on user supplied attributes, allowing authenticated attackers with contributor-level and above permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts into pages that will execute when accessed by a user. This vulnerability poses a medium risk with a base severity score of 5.4 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD). The exploitability score is 2.3 and the impact score is 2.7, indicating that it requires low privileges and user interaction but has low integrity and confidentiality impact. The attack vector is through the network and the availability impact is none. Remediation for this vulnerability would involve updating the affected plugin to a version beyond 4.14.3 that includes proper input sanitization and output escaping measures to mitigate the risk of stored cross-site scripting attacks.

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