Directorist <= - Cross-Site Request Forgery to Arbitrary File Upload

Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
CVE CVE-2021-24981
CVSS 8.8 (High)
Publicly Published November 16, 2021
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher lostbytes1


The Directorist WordPress plugin before was vulnerable to Cross-Site Request Forgery to Remote File Upload leading to arbitrary PHP shell uploads in the wp-content/plugins directory.



Vulnerability Details for Directorist – WP Business Directory Plugin with Classified Ads Listings

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

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