CVE-2024-4439

CVSS 3.1 Score 7.2 of 10 (high)

Details

Published May 3, 2024

Summary

CVE-2024-4439 is a vulnerability in WordPress Core that affects various versions up to 6.5.2. It allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level access and above to inject arbitrary web scripts in pages by exploiting insufficient output escaping on the display name in the Avatar block. This can lead to the execution of these scripts whenever a user accesses an injected page. Additionally, unauthenticated attackers can also inject arbitrary web scripts in pages that have the comment block present and display the comment author's avatar. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH with a base score of 7.2 according to security@wordfence.com. The impact score is 2.7, indicating low integrity and confidentiality impacts, while the exploitability score is 3.9. It is important for organizations using affected versions of WordPress Core to remediate this vulnerability promptly to prevent potential harm from malicious script injections.

Explore Beyond the CVE Basics with Recorded Future's Vulnerability Intelligence

Note: This is just a basic overview providing quick insights into CVE-2024-4439 information. Gain full access to comprehensive CVE data, risk scores, prioritization, and mitigation data through Recorded Future's Vulnerability Intelligence:
  • Prioritize with Risk-Based Scoring
  • Explore the Extensive Vulnerability Database
  • Receive Early Alerts on Emerging CVEs
  • Focus on Critical Exploitable Vulnerabilities
  • Streamline Remediation with Integration Options