CVE-2024-4849

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)

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Published May 18, 2024

Summary

CVE-2024-4849 is a vulnerability found in the WordPress Automatic Plugin for WordPress, affecting all versions up to and including 3.94.0. The vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with Contributor-level access or higher to inject arbitrary web scripts using the 'autoplay' parameter, leading to stored cross-site scripting attacks. This means that whenever a user accesses an injected page, the injected scripts will execute. The risk score for 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. Remediation for this vulnerability would involve updating the WordPress Automatic Plugin to a version that has fixed the issue. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is low in terms of integrity and confidentiality impacts, as well as availability impact. However, organizations using the affected plugin should still take immediate action to mitigate the risk of cross-site scripting attacks.

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