Migration, Backup, Staging – WPvivid <= 0.9.89 - Authenticated (Administrator+) Arbitrary Directory Deletion via Path Traversal

Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')
CVE CVE-2023-4274
CVSS 8.7 (High)
Publicly Published September 22, 2023
Last Updated October 20, 2023
Researcher Ivan Kuzymchak - Wordfence


The Migration, Backup, Staging – WPvivid plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Directory Traversal in versions up to, and including, 0.9.89. This allows authenticated attackers with administrative privileges to delete the contents of arbitrary directories on the server, which can be a critical issue in a shared environments.



Vulnerability Details for Migration, Backup, Staging – WPvivid

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wpvivid-backuprestore (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 0.9.90, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • 0.9.89 - 0.9.89
Patched Version
  • 0.9.90

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