Abandoned Cart Lite for WooCommerce <= 5.8.2 - SQL Injection

Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection')
CVSS 9.8 (Critical)
Publicly Published November 8, 2020
Last Updated December 5, 2022
Researcher Slavco Mihajloski


The Abandoned Cart Lite for WooCommerce plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to generic SQL Injection via the ‘billing_first_name' parameter in versions up to, and including, 5.8.2 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 Abandoned Cart Lite for WooCommerce

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug woocommerce-abandoned-cart (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 5.8.3, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 5.8.2
Patched Version
  • 5.8.3

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