CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Feb 10, 2024
Updated: Feb 15, 2024


CVE-2024-0594 is a vulnerability that affects the Awesome Support – WordPress HelpDesk & Support Plugin for WordPress. This vulnerability allows authenticated attackers with subscriber-level access and above to exploit a union-based SQL Injection via the 'q' parameter of the wpas_get_users action. The vulnerability exists in all versions up to and including 6.1.7 due to insufficient escaping on the user supplied parameter and lack of sufficient preparation on the existing SQL query. As a result, attackers can append additional SQL queries into existing queries, potentially extracting sensitive information from the database. The vulnerability has a risk score of 65 and is categorized as CWE-89 (Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command). It has a base severity rating of HIGH with an impact score of 5.9, posing potential dangers to organizations that use the affected plugin.

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