Elementor Pro <= 2.9.3 - Authenticated (Subscriber+) Arbitrary File Upload

Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type
CVE CVE-2020-13126
CVSS 9.9 (Critical)
Publicly Published May 6, 2020
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Chloe Chamberland - Wordfence


An issue was discovered in the Elementor Pro plugin before 2.9.4 for WordPress, as exploited in the wild in May 2020 in conjunction with CVE-2020-13125. An attacker with the Subscriber role can upload arbitrary executable files to achieve remote code execution. NOTE: the free Elementor plugin is unaffected.

Wordfence blocked 5 attacks targeting this vulnerability in the past 24 hours.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug elementor-pro
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.9.4, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 2.9.4
Patched Version
  • 2.9.4

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