XStore Core <= 5.3.5 - Authenticated (Subscriber+) Local File Inclusion

8.8
Improper Control of Filename for Include/Require Statement in PHP Program ('PHP Remote File Inclusion')
CVE CVE-2024-33557
CVSS 8.8 (High)
Publicly Published April 25, 2024
Last Updated May 1, 2024
Researcher Rafie Muhammad - Patchstack

Description

The XStore Core plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Local File Inclusion in all versions up to, and including, 5.3.5. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level access and above, to include and execute arbitrary files on the server, allowing the execution of any PHP code in those files. This can be used to bypass access controls, obtain sensitive data, or achieve code execution in cases where images and other “safe” file types can be uploaded and included.

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Vulnerability Details for XStore Core

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug et-core-plugin
Patched? No
Remediation No known patch available. Please review the vulnerability's details in depth and employ mitigations based on your organization's risk tolerance. It may be best to uninstall the affected software and find a replacement.
Affected Version
  • <= 5.3.5

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