Icegram Express <= 5.6.23 - Authenticated (Administrator+) Directory Traversal to Arbitrary File Read

Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')
CVE CVE-2023-5414
CVSS 9.1 (Critical)
Publicly Published October 11, 2023
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Marco Wotschka - Wordfence


The Icegram Express plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Directory Traversal in versions up to, and including, 5.6.23 via the show_es_logs function. This allows administrator-level attackers to read the contents of arbitrary files on the server, which can contain sensitive information including those belonging to other sites, for example in shared hosting environments.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug email-subscribers (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 5.6.24, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 5.6.23
Patched Version
  • 5.6.24

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