WPvivid Backup 0.9.76 - Authenticated (Administrator+) Arbitrary File Deletion

Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')
CVSS 6.5 (Medium)
Publicly Published August 29, 2022
Last Updated January 30, 2023


The WPvivid Backup plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Path Traversal in version 0.9.76 due to a newly introduced delete_upload_incomplete_backup AJAX action. This allows administrator-level attackers to delete arbitrary files on the 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 0.9.77, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • 0.9.76 - 0.9.76
Patched Version
  • 0.9.77

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