WP Visitor Statistics (Real Time Traffic) <= 4.7 - SQL Injection

Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection')
CVE CVE-2021-24750
CVSS 8.8 (High)
Publicly Published December 22, 2021
Last Updated January 16, 2023
Researcher Ron Jost (Hacker5preme)


The WP Visitor Statistics (Real Time Traffic) WordPress plugin before 4.8 does not properly sanitise and escape the refUrl in the refDetails AJAX action, available to any authenticated user, which could allow users with a role as low as subscriber to perform SQL injection attacks



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wp-stats-manager (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 4.8, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 4.8
Patched Version
  • 4.8

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