Rank Math SEO with AI SEO Tools <= 1.0.214 - Authenticated(Contributor+) Stored Cross-Site Scripting via HowTo block attributes

Improper Input Validation
CVE CVE-2024-2536
CVSS 6.4 (Medium)
Publicly Published March 21, 2024
Last Updated April 9, 2024
Researcher Ngô Thiên An (ancorn_) - VNPT-VCI


The Rank Math SEO with AI SEO Tools plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Stored Cross-Site Scripting via the HowTo block attributes in all versions up to, and including, 1.0.214 due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on user supplied attributes. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with contributor-level access and above, to inject arbitrary web scripts in pages that will execute whenever a user accesses an injected page.



Vulnerability Details for Rank Math SEO – AI SEO Tools to Dominate SEO Rankings

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug seo-by-rank-math (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.0.215, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.0.214
Patched Version
  • 1.0.215

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