CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)


Published May 25, 2024
Updated: May 28, 2024


CVE-2024-5218 is a vulnerability found in the Reviews and Rating – Google Reviews plugin for WordPress. This vulnerability affects all versions up to and including 5.2. It is classified as a Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping in the plugin's file upload feature. Authenticated attackers with Author-level access or higher can exploit this vulnerability to inject arbitrary web scripts that will execute whenever a user accesses an injected page. The risk score for this vulnerability is 30, indicating a medium severity level. The base score is 6.4, signifying a moderate impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the affected system. The exploitability score is 3.1, suggesting a relatively low complexity of attack and low privileges required. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their plugin to the latest version which addresses the issue.


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