CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Mar 30, 2024
Updated: Apr 1, 2024


CVE-2024-1692 is a vulnerability affecting the BoldGrid Easy SEO plugin for WordPress versions up to and including 1.6.13. The vulnerability is classified as Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) and occurs due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on user-supplied attributes, specifically in the meta description field. Authenticated attackers with contributor-level or higher permissions can exploit this vulnerability to inject arbitrary web scripts into pages, which will execute whenever a user accesses those pages. The risk score for this vulnerability is 25, with a base severity of MEDIUM. Remediation for this vulnerability involves updating the plugin to a version that includes the necessary fixes. If left unaddressed, this vulnerability poses a potential danger to organizations using the affected plugin as it allows attackers to execute malicious scripts on their websites.

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