Frontend File Manager Plugin <= 22.5 - Authenticated (Editor+) Directory Traversal

Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')
CVE CVE-2023-5105
CVSS 9.1 (Critical)
Publicly Published November 13, 2023
Last Updated November 13, 2023
Researcher Dmitrii Ignatyev - CleanTalk Inc


The Frontend File Manager Plugin plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Directory Traversal in all versions up to, and including, 22.5. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with editor access and above, to read the contents of arbitrary files on the server, which can contain sensitive information.



Vulnerability Details for Frontend File Manager Plugin

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug nmedia-user-file-uploader (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 22.6, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 22.5
Patched Version
  • 22.6

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