Poll Maker < 3.4.2 - Unauthenticated SQL Injection

Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection')
CVE CVE-2021-24651
CVSS 7.5 (High)
Publicly Published September 13, 2021
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher apple502j


The Poll Maker WordPress plugin before 3.4.2 allows unauthenticated users to perform SQL injection via the ays_finish_poll AJAX action. While the result is not disclosed in the response, it is possible to use a timing attack to exfiltrate data such as password hash.



Vulnerability Details for Poll Maker ā€“ Versus Polls, Anonymous Polls, Image Polls

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug poll-maker (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.4.2, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 3.4.2
Patched Version
  • 3.4.2

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