Avada <= 7.11.1 - Authenticated(Contributor+) Arbitrary File Upload via 'ajax_import_options'

Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type
CVE CVE-2023-39307
CVSS 7.5 (High)
Publicly Published August 10, 2023
Last Updated August 14, 2023
Researcher Rafie Muhammad - Patchstack


The Avada theme for WordPress is vulnerable to arbitrary file uploads due to missing file type validation in the 'ajax_import_options' function in versions up to, and including, 7.11.1. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers with contributor permissions to upload arbitrary files on the affected site's server which may make remote code execution possible if they are able to successfully exploit a race condition.



Vulnerability Details for Avada | Website Builder For WordPress & WooCommerce

Software Type Theme
Software Slug Avada
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 7.11.2, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 7.11.1
Patched Version
  • 7.11.2

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