Plugin inspection:

Quiz And Survey Master (Formerly Quiz Master Next)

Potentially unsafe

Last revised:

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

Before using this plugin, you should very carefully consider its potential problems and should conduct a thorough assessment. Read more about this recommendation.


This recommendation applies to version 4.5.4 of this plugin, but the most recent version is 9.0.1. These findings may no longer be correct.


  • The plugin contains CSRF and XSS vulnerabilities
  • Uses if(is_seralized(…)) { unserialize(…); } which could lead to unseralisation vulnerabilities

Reason for the 'Potentially unsafe' result

The plugin contains or is likely to contain a vulnerability which could be exploited by an end user and which would compromise the site’s confidentiality, integrity or availability:

Failure criteria

  • Unsafe request processing
  • Lack of proper output escaping

Read more about our failure criteria.