WP Statistics <= 13.2.1 - Reflected Cross-Site Scripting

Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
CVE CVE-2022-1005
CVSS 6.1 (Medium)
Publicly Published May 11, 2022
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Taurus Omar


The WP Statistics WordPress plugin before 13.2.2 does not sanitise the REQUEST_URI parameter before outputting it back in the rendered page, leading to Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in web browsers which do not encode characters



Vulnerability Details for WP Statistics – The Most Popular Privacy-Friendly Analytics Plugin

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wp-statistics (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 13.2.2, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 13.2.2
Patched Version
  • 13.2.2

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