CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jun 13, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-2278 is a vulnerability in the WP Directory Kit plugin for WordPress, affecting versions up to and including 1.1.9. The vulnerability allows unauthenticated attackers to exploit the 'wdk_public_action' function, enabling them to include and execute arbitrary files on the server, potentially executing malicious PHP code. This vulnerability poses a significant danger to organizations as it can lead to bypassing access controls, obtaining sensitive data, and achieving code execution. Remediation for this vulnerability involves updating the affected plugin to a patched version that addresses the issue.


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