Advisory Published

CVE-2023-5119: Forminator and Forminator Pro < 1.27.0 - Admin+ Stored Cross-Site Scripting

First published: Mon Nov 20 2023(Updated: )

The Forminator WordPress plugin before 1.27.0 does not properly sanitize the redirect-url field in the form submission settings, which could allow high-privilege users such as an administrator to inject arbitrary web scripts even when the unfiltered_html capability is disallowed (for example in a multisite setup).


Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Incsub Forminator<1.27.0

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-5119?

    The severity of CVE-2023-5119 is medium with a severity value of 4.8.

  • What is the affected software of CVE-2023-5119?

    The affected software of CVE-2023-5119 is Forminator and Forminator Pro version up to 1.27.0.

  • How does CVE-2023-5119 affect high-privilege users?

    CVE-2023-5119 allows high-privilege users, such as an administrator, to inject arbitrary web scripts.

  • What capability is required for the exploit of CVE-2023-5119?

    The unfiltered_html capability is required for the exploit of CVE-2023-5119.

  • Is there a fix available for CVE-2023-5119?

    Yes, updating to Forminator and Forminator Pro version 1.27.0 or above fixes CVE-2023-5119.


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