- Plesk for Linux
Note: This article has the reference to the issue with the fix available:
- #EXTWPTOOLK-2247 "Dramatically reduced the number of false positives for “Block access to potentially sensitive files” security measure."
- WordPress Toolkit 3.6.0 21 February 2019
All files/folders which contain in the name the following characters set:
are blocked to be browsed via a browser with the following error:
CONFIG_TEXT: 403 Forbidden
The Block access to potentially sensitive files security measure is applied in Plesk > Domains > example.com > WordPress > Security > example.com > Details.
The following rows are present in the
CONFIG_TEXT: <LocationMatch ".+\.(?i:psd|log|cmd|exe|bat|csh|sh)">
Require all denied
It is the Plesk bug #EXTWPTOOLK-2247 which will be fixed in future product updates.
Until fix is available it is possible to use the following workaround:
Go to Plesk > Domains > example.com > WordPress > Security > example.com > Details.
Revert the Block access to potentially sensitive files security measure.