Welcart e-Commerce 2.6.0-2.7.7 - Information Disclosure via Arbitrary File Read

Information Exposure
CVE CVE-2022-41840
CVSS 7.5 (High)
Publicly Published September 2, 2022
Last Updated June 18, 2024


The Welcart e-Commerce plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to arbitrary file read due to missing restrictions to proper file paths in the ~/functions/progress-check.php file in versions 2.6.0 - 2.7.7. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to read arbitrary files on the affected sites server leading to information disclosure.



Vulnerability Details for Welcart e-Commerce

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug usc-e-shop (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.7.8, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • 2.6.0 - 2.7.7
Patched Version
  • 2.7.8

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