MonsterInsights – Google Analytics Dashboard for WordPress <= 7.1 - Stored Cross-Site Scripting

Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
CVSS 6.4 (Medium)
Publicly Published September 18, 2018
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher RIPS Technologies


The MonsterInsights – Google Analytics Dashboard for WordPress plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Stored Cross-Site Scripting via the tab parameter in versions up to, and including 7.1. This makes it possible for lower-privileged attackers to inject arbitrary web scripts in administrative pages that execute whenever a user accesses the page with the stored web scripts.



Vulnerability Details for MonsterInsights – Google Analytics Dashboard for WordPress (Website Stats Made Easy)

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug google-analytics-for-wordpress (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 7.2.0, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 7.1
Patched Version
  • 7.2.0

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