CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 31, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-5428 is a vulnerability affecting the Image vertical reel scroll slideshow plugin for WordPress, specifically versions up to and including 9.0. The vulnerability allows for SQL Injection due to insufficient escaping on user-supplied parameters and lack of sufficient preparation on existing SQL queries. This means that authenticated attackers with subscriber-level and above permissions can append additional SQL queries into existing ones, potentially extracting sensitive information from the database. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM with a base score of 6.5 according to NIST's rating, indicating a significant potential danger to organizations using the affected plugin versions.

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