Paid Memberships Pro < 1.7.15 - Directory Traversal

Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')
CVE CVE-2014-8801
CVSS 7.5 (High)
Publicly Published November 14, 2014
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Kacper Szurek


Directory traversal vulnerability in services/getfile.php in the Paid Memberships Pro plugin before 1.7.15 for WordPress allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the QUERY_STRING in a getfile action to wp-admin/admin-ajax.php.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug paid-memberships-pro (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.7.15, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 1.7.15
Patched Version
  • 1.7.15

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