cformsII < 14.8 - Arbitrary File Upload

Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type
CVE CVE-2014-9473
CVSS 9.8 (Critical)
Publicly Published December 29, 2014
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Zakhar Fedotkin


Unrestricted file upload vulnerability in lib_nonajax.php in the CformsII plugin 14.7 and earlier for WordPress allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by uploading a file with an executable extension via the cf_uploadfile2[] parameter, then accessing the file via a direct request to the file in the default upload directory.



Vulnerability Details for cformsII

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug cforms2 (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 14.8, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 14.8
Patched Version
  • 14.8

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