MonsterInsights – Google Analytics Dashboard for WordPress (Website Stats Made Easy) <= 5.3.3 - Cross-Site Scripting

Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
CVSS 7.2 (High)
Publicly Published April 20, 2015
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Jouko Pynnöne


The MonsterInsights – Google Analytics Dashboard for WordPress plugin is vulnerable to Cross-Site Scripting via the add_query_arg and remove_query_arg functions in versions up to, and including, 5.3.3. This makes it possible for attackers to inject arbitrary web scripts that execute in a victim's browser.



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 5.4, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 5.3.3
Patched Version
  • 5.4

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