CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Mar 22, 2024


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 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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