Ajax Load More <= 7.0.1 - Authenticated (Admin+) Directory Traversal to Arbitrary File Read

Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')
CVE CVE-2024-1790
CVSS 4.9 (Medium)
Publicly Published March 26, 2024
Last Updated April 9, 2024
Researcher Hoa Le Ngoc (lengochoa)


The WordPress Infinite Scroll – Ajax Load More plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Path Traversal in all versions up to, and including, 7.0.1 via the 'type' parameter. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with administrator-level access and above, to read the contents of arbitrary files on the server, which can contain sensitive information. This is limited to Windows instances.



Vulnerability Details for WordPress Infinite Scroll – Ajax Load More

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug ajax-load-more (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 7.1.0, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 7.0.1
Patched Version
  • 7.1.0

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