WP SVG Icons <= 3.2.2 - Cross-Site Request Forgery to Remote Code Execution

Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
CVE CVE-2019-14216
CVSS 8.8 (High)
Publicly Published August 9, 2019
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Zeroauth


An issue was discovered in the svg-vector-icon-plugin (aka WP SVG Icons) plugin through 3.2.2 for WordPress. wp-admin/admin.php?page=wp-svg-icons-custom-set mishandles Custom Icon uploads. CSRF leads to upload of a ZIP archive containing a .php file.



Vulnerability Details for WP SVG Icons

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug svg-vector-icon-plugin (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.2.3, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 3.2.3
Patched Version
  • 3.2.3

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