Cross-site scripting in Jodit Editor

Published: 2023-09-21 | Updated: 2023-10-11
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2023-42399
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Jodit Editor
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor xdan (Valeriy)

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 1 vulnerabilities.

Updated 11.10.2023

Added fixed version.

1) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU80957

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2023-42399

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: No


The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in the rich text editor component. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.


Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Jodit Editor: 4.0.0 beta.6 - 4.0.0 beta.86

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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