AI Engine <= 2.1.4 - Authenticated(Editor+) Arbitrary File Upload via add_image_from_url

Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type
CVE CVE-2024-0699
CVSS 6.6 (Medium)
Publicly Published January 18, 2024
Last Updated May 7, 2024
Researcher rootxsudip


The AI Engine: Chatbots, Generators, Assistants, GPT 4 and more! plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to arbitrary file uploads due to missing file type validation in the 'add_image_from_url' function in all versions up to, and including, 2.1.4. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with Editor access and above, to upload arbitrary files on the affected site's server which may make remote code execution possible. CVE-2024-29100 is likely a duplicate of this issue.



Vulnerability Details for AI Engine

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug ai-engine (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.1.5, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 2.1.4
Patched Version
  • 2.1.5

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