Paid Membership, User Registration, User Profile & Restrict Content Plugin – ProfilePress <= 3.1.10 - Unauthenticated Cross-Site Scripting

Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
CVE CVE-2021-24522
CVSS 7.2 (High)
Publicly Published August 9, 2021
Last Updated February 3, 2023
Researcher Stiofan - AyeCode Ltd


The User Registration, User Profile, Login & Membership &#8211; ProfilePress (Formerly WP User Avatar) WordPress plugin before 3.1.11's widget for tabbed login/register was not properly escaped and could be used in an XSS attack which could lead to wp-admin access. Further, the plugin in several places assigned $_POST as $_GET which meant that in some cases this could be replicated with just $_GET parameters and no need for $_POST values.



Vulnerability Details for Paid Membership Plugin, Ecommerce, User Registration Form, Login Form, User Profile & Restrict Content – ProfilePress

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wp-user-avatar (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.1.11, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 3.1.10
Patched Version
  • 3.1.11

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