Authored by Milad Karimi

WordPress Akismet Spam Protection plugin version 4.2.2 suffers from a cross site scripting vulnerability.

# Exploit Title: WordPress Plugin Akismet Spam Protection v4.2.2 - Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
# Date: 2022-03-22
# Author: Milad karimi
# Software Link:
# Version: 4.2.2
# Tested on: Windows 11
# CVE: N/A

1. Description:
This plugin creates a Akismet Spam Protection from any post types. The slider import search feature and tab parameter via plugin settings are vulnerable to reflected cross-site scripting.

2. Proof of Concept: