Media Library Folders <= 8.1.8 - Authenticated (Author+) Directory Traversal

Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')
CVE CVE-2024-31287
CVSS 4.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published April 5, 2024
Last Updated April 11, 2024
Researcher Majed Refaea


The Media Library Folders plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Directory Traversal in all versions up to, and including, 8.1.8. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with author-level access and above, to read/access the contents of arbitrary files on the server, which can contain sensitive information.



Vulnerability Details for Media Library Folders

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug media-library-plus (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 8.1.9, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 8.1.8
Patched Version
  • 8.1.9

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