Stored cross-site scripting in WP-Matomo (WP-Piwik) plugin for WordPress

Published: 2023-09-25
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2023-4774
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
WP-Matomo (WP-Piwik)
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor André Bräkling

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Stored cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU81086

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2023-4774


Exploit availability:


The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in the "wp-piwik" shortcode. A remote user can inject and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.


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Vulnerable software versions

WP-Matomo (WP-Piwik): 1.0.0 - 1.0.28

Fixed software versions

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?