File Manager <= 7.2.5 - Authenticated (Administrator+) Directory Traversal

Path Traversal: '.../...//'
CVE CVE-2024-2654
CVSS 6.8 (Medium)
Publicly Published April 3, 2024
Last Updated April 9, 2024
Researcher DarkT


The File Manager plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Directory Traversal in all versions up to, and including, 7.2.5 via the fm_download_backup function. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with administrator access and above, to read the contents of arbitrary zip files on the server, which can contain sensitive information.



Vulnerability Details for File Manager

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wp-file-manager (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 7.2.6, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 7.2.5
Patched Version
  • 7.2.6

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