Elementor <= 3.18.1 - Authenticated(Contributor+) Arbitrary File Upload to Remote Code Execution via Template Import

Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type
CVE CVE-2023-48777
CVSS 8.8 (High)
Publicly Published December 6, 2023
Last Updated December 8, 2023
Researcher Hong Quan


The Elementor Website Builder – More than Just a Page Builder plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Remote Code Execution via file upload in all versions up to and including 3.18.1 via the template import functionality. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with contributor-level access and above, to upload files and execute code on the server.

Wordfence blocked 7 attacks targeting this vulnerability in the past 24 hours.



Vulnerability Details for Elementor Website Builder – More than Just a Page Builder

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug elementor (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.18.2, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 3.18.1
Patched Version
  • 3.18.2

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