Shield Security <= 13.0.5 - Admin+ Stored Cross-Site Scripting

Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
CVE CVE-2022-0211
CVSS 5.5 (Medium)
Publicly Published January 19, 2022
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Yoru Oni


The Shield Security WordPress plugin before 13.0.6 does not sanitise and escape admin notes, which could allow high privilege users to perform Cross-Site Scripting attacks even when the unfiltered_html is disallowed.



Vulnerability Details for Shield Security – Smart Bot Blocking & Intrusion Prevention Security

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wp-simple-firewall (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 13.0.6, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 13.0.5
Patched Version
  • 13.0.6

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