Arbitrary file upload in Drag and Drop Multiple File Upload – Contact Form 7 plugin for WordPress

Published: 2020-06-02
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Drag and Drop Multiple File Upload – Contact Form 7
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor Glen Don L. Mongaya

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Arbitrary file upload

EUVDB-ID: #VU28519

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]


CWE-ID: CWE-434 - Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of file during file upload in the "dnd_codedropz_upload" AJAX action. A remote attacker can upload a malicious file and execute it on the server.


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Vulnerable software versions

Drag and Drop Multiple File Upload – Contact Form 7: 1.2.2 -

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.