Database Cleaner <= 1.0.5 - Authenticated (Admin+) Arbitrary File Read

Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')
CVE CVE-2024-35712
CVSS 4.9 (Medium)
Publicly Published June 6, 2024
Last Updated June 13, 2024
Researcher Ananda Dhakal


The Database Cleaner: Clean, Optimize & Repair plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Arbitrary File Read in all versions up to, and including, 1.0.5 via the get_logs() function. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to read the contents of arbitrary files on the server, which can contain sensitive information.



Vulnerability Details for Database Cleaner

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug database-cleaner (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.0.6, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.0.5
Patched Version
  • 1.0.6

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