FileBird <= 5.6.0 - Authenticated(Administrator+) Stored Cross-Site Scripting via Folder Import

Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
CVE CVE-2024-0691
CVSS 5.5 (Medium)
Publicly Published January 19, 2024
Last Updated May 31, 2024
Researcher Thomas Sanzey


The FileBird plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Stored Cross-Site Scripting via imported folder titles in all versions up to, and including, due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with administrator access, to inject arbitrary web scripts in pages that will execute whenever a user accesses an injected page. It may also be possible to socially engineer an administrator into uploading a malicious folder import.



Vulnerability Details for FileBird – WordPress Media Library Folders & File Manager

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug filebird (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 5.6.1, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 5.6.0
Patched Version
  • 5.6.1

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