Migration, Backup, Staging – WPvivid <= 0.9.75 - Authenticated (Administrator+) Path Traversal

Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')
CVE CVE-2022-2863
CVSS 6.5 (Medium)
Publicly Published August 22, 2022
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Rodolfo Tavares


The WPvivid backup plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to arbitrary file read due to missing parameter sanitization and validation on the 'file_name' parameter in versions up to, and including, 0.9.75. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with administrator level permissions and above, to access arbitrary files on the affected sites server.



Vulnerability Details for Migration, Backup, Staging – WPvivid

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wpvivid-backuprestore (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 0.9.76, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 0.9.75
Patched Version
  • 0.9.76

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