Grid Plus <= 1.3.3 - Authenticated (Subscriber+) Local File Inclusion via Shortcode

Improper Control of Filename for Include/Require Statement in PHP Program ('PHP Remote File Inclusion')
CVE CVE-2023-5250
CVSS 6.4 (Medium)
Publicly Published October 29, 2023
Last Updated November 24, 2023
Researcher István Márton - Wordfence


The Grid Plus plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Local File Inclusion in versions up to, and including, 1.3.3 via a shortcode attribute. This allows subscriber-level, and above, attackers to include and execute arbitrary files on the server, allowing the execution of any PHP code in those files. This can be used to bypass access controls, obtain sensitive data, or achieve code execution in cases where PHP files with arbitrary content can be uploaded and included. This is limited to .php files.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug grid-plus (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.3.4, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.3.3
Patched Version
  • 1.3.4

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