CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 20, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-4598 is a medium-severity vulnerability that affects the Slimstat Analytics plugin for WordPress versions up to and including 5.0.9. The vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with contributor-level and above permissions to perform SQL Injection attacks by appending additional SQL queries into existing queries, potentially leading to the extraction of sensitive information from the database. The risk score for this vulnerability is 25, and it has a base score of 6.5 according to NVD. Remediation for this vulnerability includes updating the plugin to a version that has fixed the issue. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is the unauthorized access and extraction of sensitive information from an organization's database, compromising confidentiality.


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