Barcode Scanner with Inventory & Order Manager <= 1.5.1 - Unauthenticated Arbitrary File Upload via uploadFile

Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type
CVE CVE-2023-52221
CVSS 9.8 (Critical)
Publicly Published January 8, 2024
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Rafie Muhammad - Patchstack


The Simple Inventory Management – just scan barcode to manage products and orders. For WooCommerce plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to arbitrary file uploads due to missing file type validation in the 'uploadFile' function in all versions up to, and including, 1.5.1. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to upload arbitrary files on the affected site's server which may make remote code execution possible.



Vulnerability Details for Barcode Scanner and Inventory manager. POS (Point of Sale) – scan barcodes & create orders with barcode reader.

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug barcode-scanner-lite-pos-to-manage-products-inventory-and-orders (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.5.2, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.5.1
Patched Version
  • 1.5.2

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