First published: Wed Nov 15 2023(Updated: )
The Shareaholic plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Stored Cross-Site Scripting via 'shareaholic' shortcode in versions up to, and including, 9.7.8 due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on user supplied attributes. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers with contributor-level and above permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts in pages that will execute whenever a user accesses an injected page.
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CVE-2023-4889 is a vulnerability in the Shareaholic plugin for WordPress that allows for stored cross-site scripting attacks.
CVE-2023-4889 has a severity rating of medium with a score of 6.4.
CVE-2023-4889 affects Shareaholic for WordPress versions up to and including 9.7.8, allowing authenticated attackers to perform stored cross-site scripting attacks.
To fix CVE-2023-4889, it is recommended to update Shareaholic for WordPress to a version higher than 9.7.8 that includes the necessary input sanitization and output escaping.
For more information about CVE-2023-4889, you can refer to the following references: [link 1](https://www.wordfence.com/threat-intel/vulnerabilities/id/ff6932c6-f3ec-46a8-a03b-95512eee5bf1?source=cve) and [link 2](https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/2995413/shareaholic#file51).