ProfileGrid – User Profiles, Memberships, Groups and Communities < 2.8.6 - Remote Code Execution

Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection')
CVE CVE-2019-15873
CVSS 8.8 (High)
Publicly Published May 18, 2018
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Karim El Ouerghemmi


The profilegrid-user-profiles-groups-and-communities plugin before 2.8.6 for WordPress has remote code execution via an wp-admin/admin-ajax.php request with the action=pm_template_preview&html=<?php substring followed by PHP code.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug profilegrid-user-profiles-groups-and-communities (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.8.6, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 2.8.6
Patched Version
  • 2.8.6

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