Startklar Elementor Addons <= 1.7.13 - Unauthenticated Arbitrary File Deletion

Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')
CVE CVE-2024-4346
CVSS 9.1 (Critical)
Publicly Published May 6, 2024
Last Updated May 7, 2024
Researcher István Márton - Wordfence


The Startklar Elementor Addons plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to arbitrary file deletion in all versions up to, and including, 1.7.13. 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.



Vulnerability Details for Startklar Elementor Addons

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug startklar-elmentor-forms-extwidgets (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.7.14, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.7.13
Patched Version
  • 1.7.14

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