WP Source Control < 3.1.1 - Directory Traversal

Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')
CVE CVE-2014-5368
CVSS 7.5 (High)
Publicly Published August 19, 2014
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Henri Salo (fgeek)


Directory traversal vulnerability in the file_get_contents function in downloadfiles/download.php in the WP Content Source Control (wp-source-control) plugin 3.0.0 and earlier for WordPress allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the path parameter.



Vulnerability Details for WP Source Control

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wp-source-control (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.1.1, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 3.1.1
Patched Version
  • 3.1.1

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