Essential Addons for Elementor <= 5.0.4 - Local File Inclusion

Improper Control of Filename for Include/Require Statement in PHP Program ('PHP Remote File Inclusion')
CVE CVE-2022-0320
CVSS 9.8 (Critical)
Publicly Published January 21, 2022
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Wai Yan Myo Thet


The Essential Addons for Elementor WordPress plugin before 5.0.5 does not validate and sanitise some template data before it them in include statements, which could allow unauthenticated attackers to perform Local File Inclusion attack and read arbitrary files on the server, this could also lead to RCE via user uploaded files or other LFI to RCE techniques.



Vulnerability Details for Essential Addons for Elementor – Best Elementor Templates, Widgets, Kits & WooCommerce Builders

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug essential-addons-for-elementor-lite (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 5.0.5, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • 1.0.0 - 5.0.4
Patched Version
  • 5.0.5

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