Simple Ajax Chat <= 20240216 - Unauthenticated Stored Cross-Site Scripting

Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
CVE CVE-2024-1983
CVSS 7.2 (High)
Publicly Published March 26, 2024
Last Updated April 24, 2024
Researcher Vincent Fourcade (vinceMatsui) - Digitemis


The Simple Ajax Chat – Add a Fast, Secure Chat Box plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Stored Cross-Site Scripting via the name field in all versions up to, and including, 20240216 due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attacker to inject arbitrary web scripts in pages that will execute whenever a user accesses an injected page.



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 20240223, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 20240216
Patched Version
  • 20240223

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