CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Jun 27, 2024


CVE-2024-6262 is a vulnerability in the Portfolio Gallery – Image Gallery Plugin for WordPress, affecting all versions up to and including 1.6.4. This vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level access and above to execute arbitrary web scripts via stored cross-site scripting (XSS) by injecting them into pages using the 'PFG' shortcode. The vulnerability arises due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on user-supplied attributes. The risk score is 30, with a base severity of MEDIUM and a base score of 6.4 according to CVSS:3.1. Remediation of this vulnerability involves updating the affected plugin to a version that includes proper input sanitization and output escaping mechanisms. The potential danger it poses to organizations includes the execution of malicious scripts whenever users access an injected page, potentially leading to various security breaches or unauthorized actions on the affected WordPress website.

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