Salon booking system <= 9.9 - Unauthenticated Arbitrary File Deletion

Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')
CVE CVE-2024-4442
CVSS 9.1 (Critical)
Publicly Published May 17, 2024
Last Updated June 6, 2024
Researcher István Márton - Wordfence


The Salon booking system plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to arbitrary file deletion in all versions up to, and including, 9.8. This is due to the plugin not properly validating the path of an uploaded file prior to deleting it. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to delete arbitrary files, including the wp-config.php file, which can make site takeover and remote code execution possible. This was partially patched in 9.9, and sufficiently patched in 10.0.



Vulnerability Details for Salon Booking System

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug salon-booking-system (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 10.0, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 9.9
Patched Version
  • 10.0

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