CVE-2024-2468

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Mar 23, 2024
Updated: Mar 25, 2024

Summary

CVE-2024-2468 is a vulnerability found in the EmbedPress plugin for WordPress, affecting all versions up to and including 3.9.12. This vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level permissions or higher to perform Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks by injecting arbitrary web scripts through the 'embedpress_pro_twitch_theme' attribute in the EmbedPress widget. Insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on user supplied attributes contribute to this vulnerability. The potential danger of this vulnerability lies in the execution of injected scripts whenever a user accesses an infected page. Remediation can be done by updating the plugin to a version that addresses this issue.

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