Business Directory Plugin – Easy Listing Directories for WordPress <= 6.4.2 - Unauthenticated SQL Injection via listingfields Parameter

Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection')
CVE CVE-2024-4443
CVSS 9.8 (Critical)
Publicly Published May 21, 2024
Last Updated May 22, 2024
Researcher Krzysztof Zając - CERT PL


The Business Directory Plugin – Easy Listing Directories for WordPress plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to time-based SQL Injection via the ‘listingfields’ parameter in all versions up to, and including, 6.4.2 due to insufficient escaping on the user supplied parameter and lack of sufficient preparation on the existing SQL query. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to append additional SQL queries into already existing queries that can be used to extract sensitive information from the database.



Vulnerability Details for Business Directory Plugin – Easy Listing Directories for WordPress

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug business-directory-plugin (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 6.4.3, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 6.4.2
Patched Version
  • 6.4.3

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