CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)


Published May 2, 2024


CVE-2024-3280 is a vulnerability found in the Follow Us Badges plugin for WordPress, affecting all versions up to and including 3.1.10. This vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level access or higher to exploit stored cross-site scripting (XSS) by injecting arbitrary web scripts in pages, which will execute when accessed by users. The vulnerability is a result of insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on user-supplied attributes within the plugin's wpsite_follow_us_badges shortcode. The risk score of this vulnerability is 30, with a base severity of MEDIUM and a base score of 6.4 according to the CVSS:3.1 scoring system. The impact on integrity and confidentiality is low, while the exploitability score is 3.1 out of 10. It is recommended to update the Follow Us Badges plugin to the latest version in order to remediate this vulnerability and prevent potential attacks.

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