Frontend File Manager <= 21.2 - Authenticated (Subscriber+) Arbitrary File Upload

Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type
CVE CVE-2022-3125
CVSS 8.8 (High)
Publicly Published September 7, 2022
Last Updated January 7, 2023
Researcher Raad Haddad


The Frontend File Manager plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to arbitrary file uploads in versions up to, and including, 21.2. The vulnerability makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level permissions and above, to upload arbitrary files on the affected sites server and change their file extensions which may make remote code execution possible.



Vulnerability Details for Frontend File Manager Plugin

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug nmedia-user-file-uploader (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 21.3, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 21.2
Patched Version
  • 21.3

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