WP STAGING WordPress Backup Plugin – Migration Backup Restore <= 3.4.3 - Authenticated (Admin+) Arbitrary File Upload

Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type
CVE CVE-2024-3412
CVSS 9.1 (Critical)
Publicly Published May 28, 2024
Last Updated May 29, 2024
Researcher haidv35 - VCS


The WP STAGING WordPress Backup Plugin – Migration Backup Restore plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to arbitrary file uploads due to missing file type validation in the wpstg_processing AJAX action in all versions up to, and including, 3.4.3. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with administrator-level access and above, to upload arbitrary files on the affected site's server which may make remote code execution possible.



Vulnerability Details for WP STAGING WordPress Backup Plugin – Migration Backup Restore

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wp-staging (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.5.0, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 3.4.3
Patched Version
  • 3.5.0

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