The Plus Addons for Elementor <= 5.4.1 - Authenticated (Contributor+) Local File Inclusion via Clients Widget

Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')
CVE CVE-2024-2203
CVSS 6.4 (Medium)
Publicly Published March 26, 2024
Last Updated March 27, 2024
Researcher wesley (wcraft)


The The Plus Addons for Elementor plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Local File Inclusion in all versions up to, and including, 5.4.1 via the Clients widget. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with contributor-level access and above, to include and execute arbitrary files on the server, allowing the execution of any PHP code in those files. This can be used to bypass access controls, obtain sensitive data, or achieve code execution in cases where images and other “safe” file types can be uploaded and included.



Vulnerability Details for The Plus Addons for Elementor – Elementor Addons, Page Templates, Widgets, Mega Menu, WooCommerce

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug the-plus-addons-for-elementor-page-builder (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 5.4.2, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 5.4.1
Patched Version
  • 5.4.2

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