Advanced File Manager Shortcodes <= 2.4 - Authenticated (Contributor+) Directory Traversal

File and Directory Information Exposure
CVE CVE-2023-7062
CVSS 8.8 (High)
Publicly Published July 8, 2024
Last Updated July 10, 2024
Researcher Colin Xu


The Advanced File Manager Shortcodes plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Directory Traversal in all versions up to, and including, 2.4. This makes it possible for attackers with contributor access or higher to read the contents of arbitrary files on the server, which can contain sensitive information.



Vulnerability Details for Advanced File Manager Shortcodes

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug file-manager-advanced-shortcode
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.4.1, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 2.4
Patched Version
  • 2.4.1

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