Download Manager <= 3.2.54 - Authenticated (Admin+) Path Traversal

Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')
CVE CVE-2022-2926
CVSS 4.9 (Medium)
Publicly Published September 5, 2022
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Raad Haddad


The Download Manager plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Path Traversal in versions up to, and including, 3.2.54 via the File Browser Root field. This makes it possible for administrator-level attackers to list and read arbitrary files and folders outside of the blog directory.



Vulnerability Details for Download Manager

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug download-manager (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.2.55, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 3.2.55
Patched Version
  • 3.2.55

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