Shared Files <= 1.7.19 - Missing Authorization

Missing Authorization
CVE CVE-2024-34438
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published May 7, 2024
Last Updated May 16, 2024
Researcher domiee13


The Shared Files – Advanced File Sharing & Download Manager with Frontend Uploads & Lead Generation plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized access due to a missing capability check on a function in all versions up to, and including, 1.7.19. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to perform an unauthorized action.



Vulnerability Details for Shared Files – Download Manager & Media Gallery with Frontend Uploads

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug shared-files (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.7.20, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.7.19
Patched Version
  • 1.7.20

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