PHP to Page <= 0.3 - Authenticated (Subscriber+) Local File Inclusion to Remote Code Execution via Shortcode

Improper Control of Filename for Include/Require Statement in PHP Program ('PHP Remote File Inclusion')
CVE CVE-2023-5199
CVSS 9.9 (Critical)
Publicly Published October 29, 2023
Last Updated October 30, 2023
Researcher István Márton - Wordfence


The PHP to Page plugin for WordPress is vulnerable Local File Inclusion to Remote Code Execution in versions up to, and including, 0.3 via the 'php-to-page' shortcode. This allows authenticated attackers with subscriber-level permissions or above, to include local file and potentially execute code on the server. While subscribers may need to poison log files or otherwise get a file installed in order to achieve remote code execution, author and above users can upload files by default and achieve remote code execution easily.



Vulnerability Details for PHP to Page

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug php-to-page (view on
Patched? No
Remediation No known patch available. Please review the vulnerability's details in depth and employ mitigations based on your organization's risk tolerance. It may be best to uninstall the affected software and find a replacement.
Affected Version
  • <= 0.3

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