WordPress SearchWP Live Ajax Search Plugin <= 1.6.2 is vulnerable to Local File Inclusion

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Medium severity CVSS 3.1 score

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Update the WordPress SearchWP Live Ajax Search plugin to the latest available version (at least 1.6.3).

Muhammad Zeeshan (Xib3rR4dAr) discovered and reported this Local File Inclusion vulnerability in WordPress SearchWP Live Ajax Search Plugin. This could allow a malicious actor to include local files of the target website and show its output onto the screen. Files which store credentials, such as database credentials, could potentially allow complete database takeover depending on the configuration. This vulnerability has been fixed in version 1.6.3.

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