CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 31, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-5433 is a vulnerability in the Message ticker plugin for WordPress, affecting versions up to and including 9.2. It is susceptible to SQL Injection due to insufficient escaping on user-supplied parameters and lack of preparation on existing SQL queries. This vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with subscriber-level and above permissions to inject additional SQL queries into existing ones, potentially leading to the extraction of sensitive information from the database. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM with a base score of 6.5 according to NVD, indicating a potential threat to the confidentiality of an organization's data. Remediation measures should be taken promptly to mitigate this risk.

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