JCH Optimize <= 4.2.0 - Authenticated (Subscriber+) Directory Traversal

Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')
CVE CVE-2024-34808
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published May 13, 2024
Last Updated May 20, 2024
Researcher Dhabaleshwar Das


The JCH Optimize plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Directory Traversal in all versions up to, and including, 4.2.0. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber access and above, to access directory information on the Optimize Image page.



Vulnerability Details for JCH Optimize

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug jch-optimize (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 4.2.1, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 4.2.0
Patched Version
  • 4.2.1

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