FileBird – WordPress Media Library Folders & File Manager <= 5.6.3 - Authenticated (Author+) Insecure Direct Object Reference

Authorization Bypass Through User-Controlled Key
CVE CVE-2024-2346
CVSS 5.4 (Medium)
Publicly Published April 16, 2024
Last Updated May 15, 2024
Researcher Tim Coen


The FileBird – WordPress Media Library Folders & File Manager plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Insecure Direct Object Reference in all versions up to, and including, 5.6.3 via folder deletion due to missing validation on a user controlled key. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with author access or higher, to delete folders created by other users and make their file uploads visible. CVE-2024-35166 may be a duplicate of this issue.



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

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug filebird (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 5.6.4, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 5.6.3
Patched Version
  • 5.6.4

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