Download Monitor <= 1.6.3 - Directory Listing to Information Disclosure

Information Exposure
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published March 8, 2015
Last Updated February 1, 2023
Researcher Evex - Evex


The Download Monitor plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Sensitive Data Exposure in versions up to, and including, 1.6.3 via the 'dir' parameter. This can allow authenticated attackers to extract sensitive data including directories and otherwise restricted server-side filenames.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug download-monitor (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.6.4, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.6.3
Patched Version
  • 1.6.4

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