Plugin inspection:

BU Navigation

Use with caution

Last revised:

Confidence: Medium
This plugin has been given a short, targeted code review.

Before using this plugin, you should carefully consider these findings. Read more about this recommendation.


This recommendation applies to version 1.1.4 of this plugin, but the most recent version is 1.3.4. These findings may no longer be correct.


  • SQL is not escaped at the point of use in some instances
  • Is likely to contain blind SQL injection vulnerabilities, exploitable by a privileged user
  • Any .php file placed in the extras directory will be automatically loaded. This is intended to allow the plugin to load plugins.

Reason for the 'Use with caution' result

The plugin contains or is likely to contain a vulnerability which could be exploited by a privileged user to affect the site’s confidentiality, integrity or availability in a manner exceeding their privileges:

Failure criteria

  • Execution of unprepared SQL statements
  • Poor architecture

Read more about our failure criteria.