Simple Basic Contact Form <= 20240502 - Unauthenticated Arbitrary Shortcode Execution

Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection')
CVE CVE-2024-4144
CVSS 6.5 (Medium)
Publicly Published May 13, 2024
Last Updated May 14, 2024
Researcher stealthcopter


The Simple Basic Contact Form plugin for WordPress for WordPress is vulnerable to arbitrary shortcode execution in all versions up to, and including, 20240502. This allows unauthenticated attackers to execute arbitrary shortcodes. The severity and exploitability depends on the functionality of other plugins installed in the environment.



Vulnerability Details for Simple Basic Contact Form

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug simple-basic-contact-form (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 20240511, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 20240502
Patched Version
  • 20240511

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