Participants Database <= - SQL Injection

Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection')
CVE CVE-2020-8596
CVSS 7.5 (High)
Publicly Published February 10, 2020
Last Updated January 13, 2023
Researcher Teacish


participants-database.php in the Participants Database plugin and previous versions for WordPress has a time-based SQL injection vulnerability via the ascdesc, list_filter_count, or sortBy parameters. It is possible to exfiltrate data and potentially execute code (if certain conditions are met).



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug participants-database (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
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Patched Version

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