CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 31, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-5431 is a vulnerability found in the Left right image slideshow gallery plugin for WordPress, affecting versions up to and including 12.0. The vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with subscriber-level and above permissions to execute SQL injection attacks by appending additional SQL queries into existing queries. This can lead to the extraction of sensitive information from the database. The vulnerability poses a medium risk with a base severity score of 6.5, as classified by NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD). To remediate this vulnerability, users should update the Left right image slideshow gallery plugin to a version that includes the necessary fixes.

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