Membership & Content Restriction – Paid Member Subscriptions <= 2.4.1 - SQL Injection

Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection')
CVE CVE-2021-24728
CVSS 8.8 (High)
Publicly Published August 6, 2021
Last Updated January 25, 2023
Researcher Martin Vierula - Trustwave


The Membership & Content Restriction – Paid Member Subscriptions WordPress plugin before 2.4.2 did not sanitise, validate or escape its order and orderby parameters before using them in SQL statement, leading to authenticated SQL injections in the Members and Payments pages.



Vulnerability Details for Paid Membership Subscriptions – Effortless Memberships, Recurring Payments & Content Restriction

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug paid-member-subscriptions (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.4.2, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 2.4.1
Patched Version
  • 2.4.2

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