File Manager <= 3.0 - Stored Cross-Site Scripting

Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
CVE CVE-2018-16967
CVSS 6.1 (Medium)
Publicly Published September 17, 2018
Last Updated December 6, 2022
Researcher Mohammed Ansari


There is an XSS vulnerability in the File Manager plugin 3.0 for WordPress via the page=wp_file_manager_root public_path parameter.



Vulnerability Details for File Manager

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wp-file-manager (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.1, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 3.0
Patched Version
  • 3.1

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