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CVE-2023-37905 Detail

Current Description

ckeditor-wordcount-plugin is an open source WordCount Plugin for CKEditor. It has been discovered that the `ckeditor-wordcount-plugin` plugin for CKEditor4 is susceptible to cross-site scripting when switching to the source code mode. This issue has been addressed in version 1.17.12 of the `ckeditor-wordcount-plugin` plugin and users are advised to upgrade. There are no known workarounds for this vulnerability.

View Analysis Description


CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  GitHub, Inc.
Base Score:  6.1 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/w8tcha/CKEditor-WordCount-Plugin/commit/0f03b3e5b7c1409998a13aba3a95396e6fa349d8 Patch 
https://github.com/w8tcha/CKEditor-WordCount-Plugin/commit/a4b154bdf35b3465320136fcb078f196b437c2f1 Patch 
https://github.com/w8tcha/CKEditor-WordCount-Plugin/security/advisories/GHSA-q9w4-w667-qqj4 Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') Provider acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

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GitHub, Inc.