Duplicator < 1.3.28 - Directory Traversal

Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')
CVE CVE-2020-11738
CVSS 7.5 (High)
Publicly Published February 28, 2020
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher nam3lum


The Duplicator (Free & Pro) plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Directory Traversal in versions up to 1.3.28 (and Duplicator Pro before via the 'file' parameter through the duplicator_download() or duplicator_init() 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 Duplicator Pro

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug duplicator-pro
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <
Patched Version

1 other affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug duplicator (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.3.28, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 1.3.28
Patched Version
  • 1.3.28

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