Stop Spammers Security <= 2021.17 - Authenticated (Admin+) Stored Cross-Site Scripting

Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
CVE CVE-2021-24517
CVSS 4.8 (Medium)
Publicly Published August 9, 2021
Last Updated December 6, 2022
Researcher swapnil subhash bodekar


The Stop Spammers Security | Block Spam Users, Comments, Forms WordPress plugin before 2021.18 does not escape some of its settings, allowing high privilege users such as admin to set Cross-Site Scripting payloads in them even when the unfiltered_html capability is disallowed



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug stop-spammer-registrations-plugin (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2021.18, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 2021.18
Patched Version
  • 2021.18

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