CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 22, 2023
Updated: Nov 28, 2023


CVE-2023-5465 is a vulnerability affecting the Popup with fancybox plugin for WordPress versions up to and including 3.5. The vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with subscriber-level and above permissions to perform SQL Injection by appending additional SQL queries into existing queries, potentially extracting sensitive information from the database. The risk score for this vulnerability is 65, indicating a high severity level. The base score is 8.8, with high impacts on integrity, confidentiality, and availability. The exploitability score is 2.8, suggesting a moderate level of difficulty for attackers to exploit this vulnerability. It is recommended to update the affected plugin to a patched version to remediate this issue and protect organizations from potential data breaches or unauthorized access to their WordPress databases.

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