Kognetiks Chatbot for WordPress <= 1.9.9 - Unauthenticated Arbitrary File Upload via chatbot_chatgpt_upload_file_to_assistant Function

Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type
CVE CVE-2024-4560
CVSS 9.8 (Critical)
Publicly Published May 10, 2024
Last Updated May 11, 2024
Researcher Francesco Carlucci


The Kognetiks Chatbot for WordPress plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to arbitrary file uploads due to missing file type validation in the chatbot_chatgpt_upload_file_to_assistant function in all versions up to, and including, 1.9.9. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers, with to upload arbitrary files on the affected site's server which may make remote code execution possible.



Vulnerability Details for Kognetiks Chatbot for WordPress

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug chatbot-chatgpt (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.0.0, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.9.9
Patched Version
  • 2.0.0

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