Everest Backup <= 2.2.4 - Authenticated (Admin+) Arbitrary File Upload

Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type
CVE CVE-2023-7201
CVSS 7.2 (High)
Publicly Published March 25, 2024
Last Updated April 1, 2024
Researcher emad


The Everest Backup plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to arbitrary file uploads due to missing file type validation in the backup file upload functionality in all versions up to, and including, 2.2.4. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with administrator-level access and above, to upload arbitrary files on the affected site's server which may make remote code execution possible.



Vulnerability Details for Everest Backup – WordPress Cloud Backup, Migration, Restore & Cloning Plugin

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug everest-backup (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.2.5, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 2.2.4
Patched Version
  • 2.2.5

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