CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 31, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-5436 is a vulnerability in the Vertical marquee plugin for WordPress up to version 7.1, which allows for SQL Injection attacks. Attackers with subscriber-level and above permissions can exploit this vulnerability to insert additional SQL queries and potentially extract sensitive information from the database. The vulnerability has a medium severity rating and a base score of 6.5. It requires low privileges and does not require user interaction, making it a potential danger to organizations using the affected versions of the plugin. The vulnerability has been assigned CWE-89, which is related to improper neutralization of special elements used in an SQL command (SQL Injection). Remediation actions are not specified in the provided information.

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