Simple Ajax Chat <= 20220115 - Unauthenticated Stored Cross-Site Scripting

Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
CVE CVE-2022-25610
CVSS 5.4 (Medium)
Publicly Published February 16, 2022
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Philippe Dourassov


The Simple Ajax Chat plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Stored Cross-Site Scripting in versions up to, and including, 20220115 due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to inject arbitrary web scripts in pages that will execute whenever a user accesses an injected page. However, the attack requires specific conditions, making it hard to exploit.



Vulnerability Details for Simple Ajax Chat – Add a Fast, Secure Chat Box

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug simple-ajax-chat (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 20220216, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 20220115
Patched Version
  • 20220216

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