CVE-2024-2500

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Mar 22, 2024

Summary

CVE-2024-2500 is a vulnerability found in the ColorMag theme for WordPress, affecting all versions up to 3.1.6. The vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level access or higher to inject arbitrary web scripts through a user's Display Name. This can lead to stored cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, where the injected scripts execute whenever a user accesses an affected page. The risk score is rated at 25, with a base severity of MEDIUM and base score of 6.4 according to security@wordfence.com. The exploitability score is 3.1, and the impact score is 2.7. Remediation for this vulnerability involves updating the ColorMag theme to a version beyond 3.1.6 to ensure input sanitization and output escaping are properly implemented, thereby preventing the execution of malicious scripts and protecting the organization from potential harm.

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