Ivory Search <= 4.6 - Reflected Cross Site Scripting

Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
CVE CVE-2021-24234
CVSS 6.1 (Medium)
Publicly Published March 30, 2021
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Jinson Varghese Behanan


The Search Forms page of the Ivory Search WordPress lugin before 4.6.1 did not properly sanitise the tab parameter before output it in the page, leading to a reflected Cross-Site Scripting issue when opening a malicious crafted link as a high privilege user. Knowledge of a form id is required to conduct the attack.



Vulnerability Details for Ivory Search – WordPress Search Plugin

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug add-search-to-menu (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 4.6.1, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 4.6
Patched Version
  • 4.6.1

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