CVE-2024-2794

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Mar 30, 2024
Updated: Apr 1, 2024

Summary

CVE-2024-2794 is a vulnerability affecting the Gutenberg Block Editor Toolkit - EditorsKit plugin for WordPress. The vulnerability allows for Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks through the plugin's 'editorskit' shortcode. This occurs in versions up to and including 1.40.4 due to inadequate input sanitization and output escaping on user-supplied attributes. Authenticated attackers with contributor-level access or higher can inject malicious scripts into pages, which will execute whenever a user accesses those pages. The risk score for this vulnerability is 25, with a base severity of MEDIUM. Remediation should involve updating the plugin to a version that includes proper input sanitization and output escaping to mitigate the potential danger it poses to organizations using WordPress with this plugin installed.

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