CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Mar 6, 2024


CVE-2024-1989 is a vulnerability in the Social Sharing Plugin - Sassy Social Share plugin for WordPress, affecting all versions up to and including 3.3.58. The vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level and above permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts in pages through the plugin's 'Sassy_Social_Share' shortcode, due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on user supplied attributes such as 'url'. This stored cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability poses a medium risk with a base severity score of 6.4 according to CVSS:3.1 standards. The exploitability score is 3.1, indicating low privileges required and no user interaction necessary, while the impact score is 2.7, indicating low integrity and confidentiality impact. Organizations using this vulnerable plugin should update to a patched version or consider disabling it to prevent potential attacks.

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