CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Feb 29, 2024


CVE-2024-1496 is a vulnerability found in the Featured Image from URL (FIFU) plugin for WordPress, affecting all versions up to and including 4.6.2. This vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor access or higher to inject arbitrary web scripts through the fifu_input_url parameter, leading to stored cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. Insufficient input sanitization and output escaping are the root causes of this vulnerability. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is that attackers can execute injected scripts whenever a user accesses an affected page. Remediation of this vulnerability involves updating the FIFU plugin to a version beyond 4.6.2 or applying any available patches provided by the plugin developer.

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