WordPress Guest Author Plugin <= 2.3 is vulnerable to Cross Site Scripting (XSS)

Patch priority: medium
Resolve by 11 December, 2023 Medium priority
5.9
Medium severity CVSS 3.1 score

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Update the WordPress Guest Author plugin to the latest available version (at least 2.4).

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emad discovered and reported this Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in WordPress Guest Author Plugin. This could allow a malicious actor to inject malicious scripts, such as redirects, advertisements, and other HTML payloads into your website which will be executed when guests visit your site. This vulnerability has been fixed in version 2.4.

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