CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Mar 7, 2024


CVE-2024-1377 is a vulnerability found in the Happy Addons for Elementor plugin for WordPress. This vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level access and above to inject arbitrary web scripts using the 'author_meta_tag' attribute of the Author Meta widget. The vulnerability exists in all versions up to, and including, 3.10.3 due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping. As a result, when a user accesses an injected page, the injected web scripts will execute. The risk score for this vulnerability is 25 out of 100, with a base severity level of MEDIUM. Remediation for this vulnerability involves updating the plugin to a version that addresses the issue. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is that attackers could exploit it to execute malicious code within the affected WordPress site, potentially leading to unauthorized access or other security breaches.

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