Bit File Manager <= 5.0.0 - Information Disclosure

Information Exposure Through Log Files
CVE CVE-2018-7204
CVSS 7.5 (High)
Publicly Published March 2, 2018
Last Updated May 1, 2023
Researcher Colette Chamberland


inc/logger.php in the Giribaz File Manager plugin before 5.0.2 for WordPress logged activity related to the plugin in /wp-content/uploads/file-manager/log.txt. If a user edits the wp-config.php file using this plugin, the wp-config.php contents get added to log.txt, which is not protected and contains database credentials, salts, etc. These files have been indexed by Google and a simple dork will find affected sites.



Vulnerability Details for Bit File Manager – 100% Free & Open Source File Manager and Code Editor for WordPress

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug file-manager (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 5.0.2, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 5.0.0
Patched Version
  • 5.0.2

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