Elementor Pro <= 3.0.5 - Authenticated Remote Code Execution in Dynamic OOO Widget

Improper Privilege Management
CVE CVE-2020-26596
CVSS 7.2 (High)
Publicly Published October 6, 2020
Last Updated January 22, 2024


The Dynamic OOO widget for the Elementor Pro plugin through 3.0.5 for WordPress allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code because only the Editor role is needed to upload executable PHP code via the PHP Raw snippet. NOTE: this issue can be mitigated by removing the Dynamic OOO widget or by restricting availability of the Editor role.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug elementor-pro
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.0.6, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 3.0.5
Patched Version
  • 3.0.6

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