Advanced Dewplayer < 1.3 - Directory Traversal

Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')
CVE CVE-2013-7240
CVSS 7.5 (High)
Publicly Published December 30, 2013
Last Updated December 5, 2022
Researcher Henri Salo (fgeek)


Directory traversal vulnerability in download-file.php in the Advanced Dewplayer plugin 1.2 for WordPress allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the dew_file parameter.



Vulnerability Details for Advanced Dewplayer

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug advanced-dewplayer (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.3, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.2
Patched Version
  • 1.3

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