Activity Log <= 2.8.7 - IP Address Spoofing

Use of Less Trusted Source
CVE CVE-2023-4281
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published September 1, 2023
Last Updated September 5, 2023
Researchers Bartłomiej Marek
Tomasz Swiadek


The Activity Log plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to IP Address Spoofing in versions up to, and including, 2.8.7. This is due to insufficient restrictions on where the IP Address information is being retrieved for request logging. Unauthenticated attackers can supply the X-Forwarded-For header with with a different IP Address that will be logged instead of the users true IP address.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug aryo-activity-log (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.8.8, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 2.8.7
Patched Version
  • 2.8.8

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