Floating Chat Widget: Contact Icons, Messages, Telegram, Email, SMS, Call Button - Chaty <= 2.8.2 Reflected Cross-Site Scripting

Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
CVE CVE-2021-25016
CVSS 6.1 (Medium)
Publicly Published December 6, 2021
Last Updated January 13, 2023
Researcher Krzysztof Zając


The Chaty WordPress plugin before 2.8.3 and Chaty Pro WordPress plugin before 2.8.2 do not sanitise and escape the search parameter before outputting it back in the admin dashboard, leading to a Reflected Cross-Site Scripting



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug chaty (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.8.3, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 2.8.3
Patched Version
  • 2.8.3

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