BackWPup <= 3.4.1 - Unauthenticated Backup Download

Files or Directories Accessible to External Parties
CVE CVE-2017-2551
CVSS 7.5 (High)
Publicly Published September 8, 2017
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Larry W. Cashdollar


Vulnerability in Wordpress plugin BackWPup before v3.4.2 allows possible brute forcing of backup file for download.



Vulnerability Details for BackWPup – WordPress Backup Plugin

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug backwpup (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.4.2, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 3.4.2
Patched Version
  • 3.4.2

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