CVE-2024-1987

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Mar 8, 2024

Summary

CVE-2024-1987 is a vulnerability affecting the WP-Members Membership Plugin for WordPress, up to and including version 3.4.9.1. The vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level or higher permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts using the plugin's shortcode(s), leading to stored cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. Insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on user supplied attributes are responsible for this vulnerability. This can result in the execution of malicious scripts whenever a user accesses an injected page. The risk score for this vulnerability is 25, with a base severity of MEDIUM and a base score of 6.4 according to the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) version 3.1. Remediation should involve updating the WP-Members Membership Plugin to a version that includes appropriate input sanitization and output escaping measures to mitigate the risk of XSS attacks and protect organizational data and systems from potential harm caused by exploitation of this vulnerability.

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